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Online Doctor in Washington DC FAQ
Do Washington DC online doctors accept insurance?
Yes, Washington DC online doctors normally accept insurance. However, always check with your insurance provider and the online doctor to confirm.
Can a Washington DC online doctor prescribe medication?
Yes, a Washington DC online doctor can prescribe medication. A medical consultation with a licensed doctor is a requirement for a prescription for medications. The doctor can send the prescription electronically to local pharmacies.
How do I prepare for a Washington DC virtual doctor appointment?
First, make sure you have booked an online appointment with a Washington DC board-certified doctor of your choice through the PlushCare app or website.
Next, consider the following points to prepare for your online doctor appointment:
– Ensure you have access to a stable internet connection.
– Set up a quiet and private space so you can have an uninterrupted session.
– Be prepared to describe your symptoms, medical history, and current medication, to help your doctor arrive at a diagnosis and help develop an effective treatment plan.
Can an online doctor in Washington DC prescribe antibiotics?
Yes, an online doctor in Washington DC can prescribe antibiotics. Antibiotic prescriptions require medical consultations with licensed doctors. During an online medical evaluation, a PlushCare doctor can determine if antibiotics are needed for your treatment plan and write a prescription.
How do online doctor consultations work in Washington DC?
First, book an appointment to connect with an online doctor using our telehealth app or website through your smartphone or computer. During an online doctor consultation, a PlushCare licensed doctor will ask you about your medical history, medications, and current symptoms in order to determine a diagnosis and create a personalized treatment plan. If medications are prescribed, the prescription will be electronically sent to your local pharmacy. If necessary, you can set up a follow-up appointment with your doctor.
Telehealth is not appropriate for serious conditions that require immediate attention or emergency care. If you experience any life-threatening issues, call 911 or go to an emergency room immediately.
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