Re: Would love to learn more
The service is available now, @cathmoore, and it's available to non-Verizon customers as well as existing Verizon customers. I have just emailed my Verizon contacting, asking someone to respond directly to your questions. As far as I understand, pricing is up to the discretion of Verizon's customer -- the healthcare system, insurer, or employer that contracts with Verizon to provide the service to consumers. That, however, is my understanding, not the 'official' word.
As to the doctor or nurse practioner, they will be based in your state (that's because of current laws, practice/medical, and insurance requirements). Verizon's literature says it will be the next available clinician in your state who will treat you via the videoconference connection.