Questions About Telemedicine? Get Your Answers Here
How much will a Doctor consult cost?
There is no cost for members to request or receive a consultation. And, there is no limit to the number of times you can speak to a physician. The only cost is the monthly program access fee of $24.95. However if you enroll as a member through our website you will save $5.00 per month at just $19.95. Enroll NOW
Will I talk to "real" Doctors?
Yes. Members only talk to actual doctors who are state-licensed family practitioners, primary care physicians, internists and pediatricians. When members request a consult, they will be connected with a doctor licensed and practicing in their state.
Is this service for emergencies?
RapidChoice MD is only for non-emergency medical issues. Members should not use it if they are experiencing a medical emergency. Please dial 911 if you are having a medical emergency. Access a Doctor is also not intended to replace a member's primary care physician.
What type of Doctor or Specialist can I speak with?
Members can talk to a doctor directly. Our doctors are licensed in internal medicine, family medicine and pediatrics. A doctor may also provide guidance on the type of specialist a member should see.
Can I use my Membership for my whole family?
The primary member and 6 immediate family members or household members will have access to consults.
Can I use the service to get a prescription or refill?
A prescription is not guaranteed.It is up to the doctor to recommend the best treatment. Doctors will submit your prescription directly to the pharmacy of the member's choice. Doctors will never issue prescriptions for substances controlled by the DEA and certain other drugs which may be harmful because of their potential for abuse. These include, but are not limited to, antidepressant drugs such as Cymbalta, Prozac, Percocet, Oxycodone and Zoloft. Non-therapeutic drugs such as Viagra and Cialis are not prescribed by network doctors.
How are prescriptions sent to the pharmacy?
RapidChoice MD does not dispense prescription drugs. If the doctor prescribes medication, it is submitted electronically or by phone to the pharmacy of the member's choice.
Is my electronic health record kept private?
Health records are kept private and secure in order to protect members' personal information. Only members can determine who can see the information in their records.
Can I be turned down for a pre-existing condition?
No, members are not turned away because of pre-existing conditions. RapidChoice MD is not insurance.
Can I get a physician consult if I live outside the U.S.?
No. Consults are presently only available in the United States and Puerto Rico..