What is Telemedicine? Telemedicine is a method of conducting the practice of medicine by a doctor with a patient through remote means such as a computer with the use of the internet that has the capability for audio and video communication. With this method, the patient need not go to the place of the physician or the latter need not go to where the patient is.
Purpose The purpose of this form is to obtain your consent to participate in a telemedicine consultation without the need to travel in connection to consultation services needed by the patient.
Nature During consultation details of your medical history, medical exams, scans, and x-rays will be discussed with you by a physician or any other health professional and by which medical examinations may take place. A technician may be present to ensure seamless video and audio communication and transmission between the physician and the patient. This video and audio communication may be recorded for documentation purposes.
Benefits With telemedicine, there is more efficiency in terms of time usage and management. No need to travel to the clinic and get the services you need. You can be anywhere, even in your own home.
Confidentiality We believe in respect to the privacy and confidentiality of each and every individual. Thus, we apply reasonable and appropriate security measures and procedures to eliminate any possible security breaches that may arise in relation to this telemedicine consultation.
Billing PHA will file a claim to your insurance provider for the telemedicine appointment. Most commercial insurance plans are covering telemedicine appointments at the same benefits as an office visit. PHA will send a statement for any balances after insur