PSIA-AASI and Health Karma Announce Partnership

Giving Instructors (and their Pets) Access to 24/7 Virtual Healthcare Services

LAKEWOOD, Colo. (August 24, 2022) – The Professional Ski Instructors of America and the American Association of Snowboard Instructors (PSIA-AASI) recently partnered with Health Karma, a health services membership program that gives PSIA-AASI members 24/7 access to virtual healthcare services.

“We’re excited to provide health and well-being services to PSIA-AASI members,” said Health Karma Chief Executive Officer Travis Jackson. “We believe that health and well-being starts with affordable 24/7 access to healthcare services. Health Karma’s virtual healthcare approach gives members direct access to a medical professional 24/7 through our online platform, so they don’t have to travel to receive care or encounter the long wait times often experienced at doctor offices and urgent care facilities.”

“Partnering with Health Karma means our members can access affordable, convenient, and comprehensive healthcare services,” said PSIA-AASI Interim Chief Executive Officer Tom Spiess, CAE. “A Health Karma membership lets instructors access care any time of day, so they don’t have to miss a ski or ride day to visit a health care facility.”

When they join Health Karma, PSIA-AASI members can access the following benefits for a $0 co-pay and no out-of-pocket cost:

  • Virtual primary care, including the ability to select a primary care doctor who will manage their care on the platform.
  • 24/7 virtual urgent care services over the phone or video consultation online.
  • Behavioral health clinicians to provide virtual consultations for emotional well-being.
  • 24/7 access to veterinarians to provide virtual care to family pets.
  • Pay $0 for 37 of the most commonly prescribed medications.

Health Karma also offers discounts for prescription medications, vitamins, supplements, and dental, vision, and hearing benefits. A comprehensive dashboard helps members manage their health and well-being. It includes a patient advocacy service, a message a specialist service, and health and wellness tracking.

PSIA-AASI members can learn more about Health Karma pricing and benefits by logging in and viewing the Pro Offer page.

Editor’s Note
To learn more about partnership opportunities, or to connect with Tom Spiess or Travis Jackson, contact Katrina Brinkerhoff at 720.963.4825 or .

The Professional Ski Instructors of America and the American Association of Snowboard Instructors (PSIA-AASI) is a nonprofit education association – and close-knit community – of more than 32,000 snowsports professionals dedicated to creating life-changing experiences for others through snowsports instruction. PSIA-AASI members give people the gift of freedom, health, and the ability to enjoy sports that will reward them for life. Members of PSIA-AASI are busy creating the future of skiing and snowboarding – the association is there to help make that job easier, providing the platform and support to ensure their success. Learn more at or via PSIA-AASI’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube pages.