Telemedicine Services at Allegis Healthcare Clinic in Berwyn Heights, MD
If ever you’re unwell and you just don’t want to leave the comfort of home, or if leaving home may put you at some kind of risk, then get telemedicine. It can provide services like checkups, screenings, and recommendations for treatment, all without your having to go anywhere at all. It’s also less expensive than in-person visits! Contact us at Allegis Health Care or keep reading to learn more about telemedicine services in Berwyn Heights, MD.
How do I see a doctor virtually?
You can do this in a virtual visit with a doctor! This is a type of telemedicine, also known as telecare or telehealth. With this kind of healthcare, you or anyone else in your family can see a doctor virtually via a videoconference, or you can speak with one over the phone. For a virtual visit, all you’ll need is a decent internet connection and a computer or smartphone with a camera and/or microphone.
A typical virtual visit goes something like this:
- You’ll speak with a doctor about your symptoms and general health
- If necessary, the doctor will perform a visual evaluation or, if required, ask you to go in for an in-person examination
- The doctor will provide a diagnosis or, if necessary, ask you to come in for in-person testing
- The doctor will then provide a recommendation for treatment or, if necessary, ask you to come to the clinic for treatment
A recommendation for treatment may be something like a prescription for medicine.
Can you get a prescription through telemedicine?
You definitely can, yes. If the doctor decides you need a prescription medication as a part of treatment, like a prescription antibiotic to treat strep throat, he or she can forward the prescription to your nearest pharmacy for pickup. It may be possible to have a prescription refilled too, like one for a chronic condition such as arthritis. You’re welcome to contact us at Allegis Health Care to learn more about this service with us.
Are telemedicine visits covered by insurance?
Generally, yes, telemedicine visits are covered by most insurance providers. Allegis Health Care works with most providers, so there’s a good chance we work with yours and that your visits with us will be covered. You’re welcome to call and ask us whether we work with your particular provider. For patients without insurance, we offer affordable self-pay options.
There’s something else you’ll want to know about telemedicine visits: they’re typically less expensive than in-person visits! This makes telemedicine even more accessible to patients. If you’re interested in learning more about telemedicine or in making an appointment with us for it, then get in touch with us today.
Do you offer telemedicine services in Berwyn Heights, MD?
Yes, we do! We’d be happy to tell you more about telemedicine with us or to book you in for an appointment. Call us at Allegis Health Care today at (301)-298-3845 or book an appointment with us online. You can also contact us if you have any questions for us about how to proceed. If for some reason you need to come into our clinic after your appointment with us, you’ll find us over at 6201 Greenbelt RD, M18 Berwyn Heights, MD 20740.
We at Allegis Health Care look forward to your phone or virtual visit with us soon!