Part of the mission behind the Florida Grid League is to contribute to society in positive ways, and I think we can all agree that Healthcare is an area that could use some positive contributions. That’s why we were excited to partner with Antidote, a new healthcare app that provides an alternative or addition to traditional health insurance.
How it works
Step 1: download the app
Step 2: either sign up for a monthly subscription, or just save the app for when you need it…either way it’s good to have when the need arises.
Step 3: login to schedule an appointment with a doctor, at any time of the day or night, and receive quality medical advice, get a prescription filled, or receive a diagnosis over the phone.
When Brigade player/captain/co-owner Jess Krezmien downloaded the app she thought to herself ‘yeah ok, I’ll probably forget I even have this.’ But lo and behold a week later her husband came down with a sinus infection that she then caught within a few days.
She used the app, scheduled an appointment with a doctor within 20 minutes, and was driving to pick up her prescription within 10 minutes after that. She wrote to us saying that she was happy she had it, especially since a) she knew exactly what it was and b) she had a busy day and didn’t want to squeeze in a long, frustrating trip to the doctor.
When to use it
80% of the reasons people use the Antidote app can be covered by telehealth, so here are a few examples of when you might be glad you have the app:
- You develop a bad cough and would like advice on whether or not you need to go to urgent care or the emergency room
- Your kid wakes up with a fever in the middle of the night and you’re not sure what to do
- You have a severe reaction to poison ivy or some other allergy that you’ve experienced before and know exactly what works to limit the reaction
- You need a referral to a specialist and don’t feel like trekking to and paying for a 10 minute doctor appointment in the office
What are the costs
Monthly subscriptions are meant to be very affordable for the average person because Antidote truly wants to provide medical care to those who need it. There are individual and family plans available ranging from $29-$59/month that can even include the cost of most prescriptions.
Or, simply pay by the visit for an affordable $49 per appointment.
All FGL fans can receive a 10% discount off of their subscriptions – use code FGL when signing up