Airtel partners Apollo 24/7 to offer virtual healthcare services to its customers – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: Bharti Airtel on Monday said it has partnered with health app Apollo 24/7 to offer e-healthcare services to its customers as part of exclusive Airtel Thanks benefits.

This comes amid a sudden spike in the number of Covid-19 cases across the country.

The Sunil Mittal-led telco joins Vodafone Idea (‘Vi’) which partnered with Aditya Birla Health Insurance (ABHI) in March to launch Vi Hospicare with an aim to offer health insurance benefits on prepaid recharges to its large subscribers base.

Airtel customers will be able to avail of services like Online/Virtual consultation with doctors and specialists; online test booking along with home sample collection facility; home delivery of medicines with cashback benefits, and access to the “UR Life” platform for content related to wellness.

At the same time, Airtel Platinum and Gold customers will get complimentary membership to Apollo Circle – a one of its kind program that enables healthcare access through digital technologies, the telco said in a statement.

These benefits can be availed through the Airtel Thanks app.

Airtel Platinum customers will get 12 months membership to Apollo Circle while Airtel Gold customers will get 3 months membership at no cost.

“We, at Airtel, are obsessed with enabling a differentiated experience to our Airtel Thanks customers, In the post-Covid world, customers are increasingly looking for contact-less healthcare journeys. We are delighted to join hands with Apollo 24/7 to allow our Thanks customers to access best-in-class healthcare digitally from the safety of their homes,” said Shashwat Sharma, Chief Marketing Officer, Bharti Airtel.

“With Airtel, we would like to strengthen our vision towards healthier India… We are truly happy to partner with them to take our digital health services a step further. I am confident every Airtel user will have best-in-class access to quality healthcare from Apollo,” said Antony Jacob, Chief Executive Officer, Apollo 24/7.

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