98point6 Press Releases

Mental Health Awareness Month May have Ended, but Demand for Mental Health Care Continues

Two Prominent Seattle Employers Become Newest Partners to Offer 98point6 Integrated Behavioral Health Care to Employees Mental Health Awareness Month may have ended, but consumer demand for mental and behavioral health services is reaching a fever pitch as the world…

March 2, 2021

98point6 to Provide Text-Based Virtual Care for Quest Diagnostics Employer Health Screenings

98point6, the on-demand digital primary care service that delivers personalized diagnosis, treatment and consultation to patients across the country, today announced a collaboration with Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services, to deliver text-based virtual primary care to patients following employer-sponsored biometric and laboratory health screenings from Quest Diagnostics.

February 17, 2021

98point6 Behavioral Health and Primary Care Now Offered in One Virtual Care Solution

SEATTLE – February 17, 2021 – 98point6, the on-demand digital primary care service that delivers personalized diagnosis, treatment and consultation to patients across the country, today announced the launch of its new integrated behavioral health offering. This service provides employers, health plans and health systems access to a single-stop virtual care solution that ensures their members and employees are fully supported on the path to mental health. By treating behavioral health in connection with the primary care relationship, patients can achieve better outcomes and an overall improved quality of life.

October 22, 2020

98point6 Now Serves Businesses of All Sizes with Launch of Client Portal

SEATTLE – October 22, 2020 – 98point6, an on-demand digital primary care service today announced the launch of its new Client Portal, enabling businesses of all sizes to provide their employees immediate, 24/7 access to board-certified physicians who can diagnose and treat, answer health-related questions and order any necessary prescriptions or labs. With the Client Portal, companies with fewer than 5,000 members can offer 98point6 to employees in as little as one day’s time. In the era of COVID-19—and with the onset of an unprecedented cold and flu season—swift action to accommodate customers and patients is more crucial and appreciated than ever.

October 15, 2020

98point6 Announces $118 Million Series E Led by L Catterton and Activant Capital to Support Rapid Growth

98point6 today announced a $118 million Series E fundraising round to further support its growth and success.

May 28, 2020

98point6 Earns Independent Accreditation for Healthcare Quality

98point6 is proud to announce that it has earned URAC accreditation in Telehealth. URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through leadership, accreditation, measurement and innovation.

April 30, 2020

98point6 Partners with Boeing, Chipotle, Circle K and KinderCare to Provide Text-Based Primary Care in Response to COVID-19

SEATTLE – April 30, 2020 – 98point6 today announced partnerships with Boeing, Chipotle, Circle K and KinderCare to provide text-based primary care to 500,000 combined employees in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The companies are prioritizing employee health and safety by offering 24/7 access to board-certified physicians through the convenience of an app.

April 3, 2020

98point6 Launches New Patient Resources to Ensure Best-In-Class Experience

SEATTLE – April 3, 2020 – With a record number of patients turning to virtual care for help in the fight against coronavirus, 98point6 is tripling the size of its physician team by the end of April to serve more patients and reduce wait times. 98point6’s clinic volume has grown by more than 200% since the start of the year, with coronavirus-related concerns accounting for about 40% of all patient visits.

December 11, 2019

First Choice Health Expands Access with Innovative, On-Demand Virtual Care Solution from 98point6

First Choice Health (FCH), a forward-thinking, provider-owned and provider-driven health care organization, has announced the integration of 98point6, an on-demand primary care service that delivers personalized consultation, diagnosis and treatment to patients.

December 11, 2019

Sutter Health | Aetna Offers Access To Primary Care Anytime, Anywhere

Getting to the doctor – whether for a routine visit or an urgent matter – may not always be convenient. Sutter Health | Aetna is working to change that by making primary care available to members anytime, anywhere.

September 26, 2019

98point6 Partners with Sam’s Club for Groundbreaking Pilot to Help Lower Members’ Healthcare Costs

Today, Sam’s Club announced a new healthcare pilot, Sam’s Club Care Accelerator, which seeks to lower the cost of healthcare for their members. Through partnerships with 98point6 and Humana, the program will provide transparent pricing and access to affordable options on everyday healthcare services.

September 25, 2019

98point6 Partners with BARDA DRIVe

98point6 announced a partnership with BARDA DRIVe, an initiative that catalyzes the development of innovative products like 98point6’s virtual care solution to solve major health security challenges.

May 15, 2019

98point6 Announces 24/7 Availability of On-Demand Primary Care Solution

98point6’s Board-Certified Physicians Now Available Around the Clock in All 50 States SEATTLE – May 15 – 98point6, an on-demand primary care service that delivers personalized consultation, diagnosis and treatment to patients across the country, today announced 24/7 availability. With…

April 16, 2019

Banner|Aetna Selects 98point6 as Virtual Primary Care Solution

Banner|Aetna, the Arizona health plan owned by Banner Health and Aetna, today announced a collaboration with 98point6, an on-demand, text-based primary care service that delivers personalized consultation, diagnosis and treatment to patients across the country.

February 13, 2019

98point6 Expands On-Demand Primary Care Platform to Colorado Companies

98point6 today announced the expansion of its on-demand primary care service to five Colorado companies, bringing personalized consultation, diagnosis and treatment to thousands of employees throughout the state. Christian Living Communities, Stonebridge Companies, RLH Corporation, Fastaff Travel Nursing and EverCommerce have all committed to providing their employees access to affordable, high-quality primary care right from their smartphones.

January 22, 2019

98point6 Now Available Nationwide

98point6 today announced availability of its on-demand primary care service in all 50 states plus Washington, D.C. “Our mission is to make primary care accessible and affordable to as many people as possible and we’re excited our service is now available nationwide,” said Robbie Cape, CEO and co-founder.

October 30, 2018

98point6 Raises $50M Series C to Reimagine Primary Care

98point6 today announced it has completed its Series C, raising $50 million in new funding. The Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs was an anchor investor in the Series C round, which was further supported by existing investors, bringing the total amount raised to $86.1 million since the company’s inception in 2015.

May 1, 2018

The Doctor Will See You Right Now: 98point6 Introduces On-Demand Primary Care with Digital Platform Launch

98point6 combines AI with board-certified physicians to provide primary care anytime, anywhere. 98point6 today announced the launch of its on-demand primary care service to deliver personalized consultation, diagnosis and treatment to patients across the country.

September 19, 2017

98point6 Raises $19.5 Million in Series B Funding

98point6, a rapidly growing healthcare technology company, announced it has raised $19.5 million in Series B funding. Addressing growing challenges related to the rising cost and accessibility of healthcare, 98point6 also introduced the concept of Continuity Care. This new approach uses deep technology to deliver high-quality healthcare in sickness, in wellness and through the course of treatment at a massively lower cost than anything in the market today.