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Individual & Family Health Plans

2017 Medica Applause

Medica® Applause® is available throughout Minnesota and North Dakota — some counties excluded. 
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Plan Highlights

Medica Applause plans include:

  • Access to a large network of doctors, clinics and hospitals — the Applause network
  • Coverage when you travel nationwide — Multiplan's PHCS Healthy Directions network
  • Access to quick convenient 24/7 online care through virtuwell
  • 100% coverage of routine preventive exams
  • Gold, silver and bronze metal level plan options
  • Copay, copay plus, health savings account compatible or catastrophic plan options

Note: This product does not include pediatric dental services. Pediatric dental is an essential health benefit that you can purchase as a stand-alone product through Delta Dental®. Find qualified pediatric dental plans »


Network Information

Who and Where Your Care Comes From


Applause Provider Network

You’ll have access to one of our largest networks: nearly 27,600 providers of all types at more than 5,500 offices, clinics and hospitals in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and western Wisconsin. You're free to see any provider, but you receive the highest level of benefits and typically the lowest out-of-pocket costs when you see providers in the Applause network.

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Online Care
24/7 Online Care –

You’ll have access to quick, convenient online care through virtuwell. Available anytime, anywhere from your computer or mobile device virtuwell can treat over 50 common conditions. Get a diagnosis, treatment plan and prescription (if needed) often in less than 30 minute so you or your family can get better faster.


Travel Program – National Provider Network

Traveling and need care? No worries. You can access your network benefits nationwide when traveling outside the Medica service area and you see a provider in our Travel Program. The program allows you to visit more than 4,500 hospitals, 80,000 care facilities and 700,000 providers nationwide through Multiplan's PHCS Healthy Directions network.

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Health and Wellness

These health and wellness extras are standard with any plan you choose.


Health Advocate

Health Advocate – Your Health Care Lifeline

Need help navigating the world of health insurance and medical care? Health Advocate is there for you 24/7. Get help making appointments with hard-to-reach doctors, resolving medical claims and getting answers to questions about medical treatment. You can even get help with health care issues facing your parents and parents-in-law. Health Advocate is an independent and confidential service.


24/7 NurseLine™

As part of the Health Advocate services offered with this product, you receive 24/7 access to highly trained nurses to help answer questions about symptoms, medications and health conditions, and other self-care tips for non-urgent concerns.


Healthy Living with Medica – Daily Health Rewarded

Personalized health and well-being programs, gym membership discounts, special offers for personal trainers sessions, and rewards for making healthy choices — Healthy Living offers all this and more! It’s a web-based tool whose two-week programs will motivate and support you to make the changes you want in your health and life — get fit, eat healthier, manage stress, sleep better and find direction for your life. Earn points as you participate that you can redeem for discounts, be entered into raffles or you can use to donate to charities.

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