By 2020 the number of orthopedic surgeries performed in the U.S. is expected to reach 6.6 million1. In the most troubling cases, members end up undergoing unnecessary procedures that leave them no better, or worse off, than before.

Read this member’s story to learn how Teladoc Health’s Expert Medical Opinion saved him from surgery, delivered better outcomes and lowered costs for the health plan.

 

1 “Trauma in the OR: The Growing Need for a Global Orthopedic Solution,” 2014. http://newsroom.gehealthcare.com/trauma-in-the-or-the-growing-need-for-a-global-orthopedic-solution/