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Free access to LiveHealth Online for students, families, staff impacted by Austin-East Magnet High School shooting
April 22, 2021

Telehealth platform provides remote access for mental and
behavioral healthcare services for local Knoxville
students, families, teachers, and staff


KNOXVILLE – In response to the recent school shooting in Knoxville, Amerigroup Tennessee will offer the Knoxville community and Austin-East Magnet High School students, families, and staff telehealth behavioral healthcare at no-cost through Amerigroup’s telehealth platform, LiveHealth Online.

By using a smartphone, tablet or computer, individuals can log into LiveHealth Online’s website or mobile app to visit with board-certified doctors, licensed therapists, and psychologists. These online video sessions offer a private and secure option for accessing non-emergency medical care, including mental and behavioral health support from the comfort of home.

“To have access to free telehealth services for our community impacted by this tragedy is invaluable,” said State Sen. Becky Duncan Massey, R-Knoxville. “I appreciate Amerigroup offering this invaluable solution to our students and their families. I hope many will access these services.”

“LiveHealth Online will positively impact our community by allowing our students, faculty and others affected by this tragedy to have access to resources that might not otherwise be available,” said State Rep. Sam McKenzie, D-Knoxville. “Our children need someone to talk to and this is a wonderful opportunity for them to speak to someone privately and conveniently.”

LiveHealth Online allows consumers to access doctors and therapists 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays. Individuals can simply log on to livehealthonline.com or download the LiveHealth Online mobile app, register their information, and make an appointment to talk to a psychologist or therapist.

“Amerigroup Tennessee is committed to supporting our community in the wake of this tragedy. Allowing for access to convenient healthcare services is a simple, efficient solution that can start the healing process,” said Kraig Dalton, Amerigroup Tennessee Chief Operating Officer. “Through LiveHealth Online, students, teachers, families and support staff can access professional healthcare services to address mental and behavioral health needs. We are grateful to have the opportunity to provide these resources at no-cost for our community.”

About LiveHealth® Online
LiveHealth Online is a leading telehealth tool providing consumers with convenient access to U.S.-based board-certified doctors and licensed therapists via live video chat on their smartphone, tablet or computer with a webcam. Healthcare providers using LiveHealth Online can diagnose, treat and write a prescription. Since its launch in 2013, hundreds of thousands of consumers have signed up for and had video visits using LiveHealth Online with registrations and usage growing daily. LiveHealth Online is the trade name of Health Management Corporation, a subsidiary of Anthem, Inc. For more information, visit livehealthonline.com.

About Amerigroup Tennessee
Amerigroup Tennessee, Inc. helps improve healthcare access and quality for more than 470,000 Tennessee residents who participate in the state’s various Medicaid programs. Amerigroup serves Tennesseans by developing and delivering innovative care management programs and services. Amerigroup Tennessee members are assured care that is not only accessible, but also accountable, comprehensive, integrated and patient-centered. It provides ongoing community relations and outreach to encourage members to become active participants in their healthcare. For more information about Amerigroup, please visit www.myamerigroup.com/tn.
















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