Virtual Visits, also known as telemedicine, allow patients who don’t need to be physically present at a SOS location to schedule a video visit with their doctor and continue their care without interruption. Please contact our office to see if this option is available to you.
What is a SOS Virtual Visit?
A virtual visit is a video conference with your doctor. You have a full conversation with your physician, just like in our office. Your doctor will assess your medical condition, prescribe treatment, and make recommendations for next steps.
These steps may be:
• Sending in prescriptions to your pharmacy
• Ordering medical imaging such as MRIs and X-rays
• Sharing home exercise programs
• Scheduling an onsite appointment
Does my insurance cover SOS Virtual Visits?
Most insurances are temporarily covering virtual visits. The following insurances have confirmed they are covering virtual visits: United Healthcare, Excellus BCBS, Aetna, MVP, Workers’ Compensation, Medicare, Medicaid, Empire Plan, UMR
If your insurance is not listed and you would like confirmation, reach out directly to your insurance provider.
How do Virtual Visits Work?
Your visit will look and feel like an in-person visit.
On the day of your appointment, you will select the appointment link in your email via your computer or mobile device and be connected to your clinician. You will be able to see and hear them, and they will be able to see and hear you.
Watch this video for an overview of how to download the SOS Virtual Visit App:
Watch this video to experience a SOS Virtual Visit:
How do I schedule a SOS Virtual Visit?
How do I download the SOS Virtual Visit application?
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