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UnitedHealthcare says it will cover doctors' visits by live video on smartphones, tablets and computers.
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April 30, 2015 Medical consultation via video is going mainstream. UnitedHealthcare says it will cover doctors' visits by live video on smartphones, tablets and computers. Will people overuse it and boost costs?
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