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VIRTUAL VISIT OFFICE POLICY

Virtual visit or Telemedicine is a service ONLY for patients who have established their with Josey Medical Clinic.

Through Virtual Visit service we try to accommodate your need to see physician same day or next day. A limited number of patients are accepted per day. Appointments are available on first come first served bases.

FAQ

What is Telemedicine?
When you can’t reach us, we will reach out to you.
In real life, if you are feeling sick, out of town & out of medication, running late from work are some of the circumstances which causes delay in seeking healthcare.

What are the Benefits of Telemedicine?
1. More convenient, accessible care for patients
2. Saves on Health care cost, in general
3. Increasing patient engagement

When should I use Virtual Visit service?
For the conditions listed below
For serious conditions, patients need an ER visit. But most conditions aren’t serious. Even in borderline cases, it can take weeks to get an office appointment. Meanwhile, a nonurgent condition can become urgent.

A timely virtual visit with a doctor can identify who needs hands-on care right way and who can benefit from remote treatment without having to leave home.[2,3] If medication is needed, an e-script can be sent to the patient’s pharmacy.

Conditions for which telemedicine can be used :

  • Allergies
  • Arthritic Pain
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Colds and Flu
  • Diarrhea
  • Infections
  • Insect Bites
  • Pharyngitis
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Rashes
  • Respiratory Infections
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Inflammations
  • Cellulitis
  • Sore Throats
  • Sprains & Strains
  • Bladder Infections
  • UTIs
  • Sports Injuries
  • Vomiting

What’s the Fee for Telemedicine Services?

With new high deductible, large out of pocket insurance plans, telemedicine reimbursement is unreliable, especially with the constantly changing state policies. Many states now have parity laws which require private payers to reimburse for telemedicine visits the same way as in-person visits.

At Josey Medical Clinic, patients directly pay a service fee to the Clinic (Call us to find out about Service fee). We encourage our patients to call their insurance and find out the coverages under their plan.