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Meet With an Online Doctor

At PlushCare, you can talk to a board certified doctor from your phone or computer. Our online doctors are graduates from the top 50 U.S. medical schools and have an average of 15 years experience. When you choose PlushCare, you're choosing the highest level of care.

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Our online doctors have treated over 415,000 patients.

See an online doctor for primary care






Back pain

Birth control



Erectile dysfunction

High blood pressure

High cholesterol




Prescription Refills


Thyroid disorders

See an online doctor for urgent care


Dental infection

Ear infections




Pink eye




Stomach issues

Sinus infections

Strep throat





Yeast infections

These are the most common reasons people come to PlushCare and they’re just a fraction of what we treat!

How it works

1 Book

Book a same day appointment from anywhere.

2 Chat

Visit with a doctor on your smartphone or computer.

3 Pick up

We can send prescriptions to any local pharmacy or by mail.

We accept these insurance plans and many more! 
(The cost of your visit will be the same as your office copay)

PlushCare is HIPAA compliant and uses private and secure electronic health record systems to keep personal medical information safe.

Online Doctor FAQ

Can I get a prescription without seeing a doctor?

Legally, you need to have a consultation with a doctor before you can receive prescription medication. That said, you can get a prescription without going into the doctors office by seeing a doctor online. Online doctors can write prescriptions and prescription refills and will electronically send your prescription to the pharmacy of your choice, following your online appointment.

Can I order a prescription online?

While you cannot simply order a prescription online, you can meet with an online doctor to get medication prescribed online. In order to receive prescription medication you must first consult with a medical doctor. This can be done online via phone or video chat. If the doctor finds you may benefit from a prescription they will electronically send one to the pharmacy of your choice. They can also provide you with a doctor’s note, if necessary.

Can online doctors prescribe Adderall?

No. Adderall is classified as a controlled substance and therefore cannot be prescribed online. It is illegal for anyone to prescribe or sell Adderall online. Other substances that cannot be prescribed online include: other stimulants (like Ritalin), antipsychotic medications (such as Seroquel, Zyprexa, Risperdol), sedatives and sleep aids (including Xanax, Ambien, Ativan, and Lunestra), and narcotics (like morphine, oxycodone, and Vicodin), to name a few.

Can online doctors prescribe antibiotics?

Yes, an online doctor can prescribe antibiotics following a virtual consultation. Antibiotics are a prescription medication and therefore you must speak to a doctor before you can receive them. That said, you can meet with an online doctor and get prescribed antibiotics online. In that way you avoid the doctors office and can receive treatment from your home, or on the go!

How can I get a prescription fast?

You can get a prescription fast by skipping the doctors office and meeting with a doctor online. PlushCare offers same-day appointments with board certified doctors from the top 50 U.S. medical schools. The average consultation lasts just 15 minutes. We see patients with or without insurance and our doctors can write new prescriptions and prescription refills for all noncontrolled substances.

Do online doctors work?

Online doctors work great for treating non emergency conditions such as minor bacterial infections, the cold and flu, and many mental health conditions. They are also useful for managing chronic conditions and getting prescriptions filled and refilled, without having to go to the doctor.

What is the best online doctor

There are many online doctor services available. Each offers different types of care and many specialize in one area, such as women’s or men’s health. At PlushCare, we help everyone! Our doctors can treat patients in all 50 states, are available 24/7, 360 days a year, and are all graduates from the top 50 U.S. medical schools. 97% of conditions are successfully treated on the first visit. We’re really proud of the care we offer.

Do I need insurance to see an online doctor?

Whether or not you need health insurance to see an online doctor will depend on the telehealth platform. At PlushCare, we accept patients with or without health insurance. If you do not have health insurance, you can still book an appointment with a PlushCare doctor and receive treatment. We charge a fee of $119 for an appointment without insurance.

What if I need a lab test?

I you need to have lab work done before receiving a diagnosis and treatment plan an online doctor can recommend the appropriate lab tests and write you a lab order. PlushCare partners with top labs throughout the country and our doctors will refer you to the closest lab to you after providing you with your lab order. When your results come back from the lab the doctor will reach out for a follow up appointment. Common lab orders our online doctors write are for STD testing and thyroid testing, among others. Right now PlushCare is offering select labs for just $5.

How much does an online doctor cost?

The cost of an online doctor will vary depending on the telehealth platform and your insurance status. At PlushCare, we accept patients with or without insurance. The average insured patient pays less than $25 to speak with one of our physicians. For patients without insurance, there is a $119 fee, much less than the average health clinic.

Our Board Certified Online Doctors

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At PlushCare, our board certified physicians have trained at one of the top 50 medical institutions in the country, including Stanford, Harvard, UCLA, Yale, UCSF, and Baylor, ensuring that you get quality care from knowledgeable medical professionals. Our online doctors have an average of 15 years experience and a 97% satisfaction rating, they really set us apart!

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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