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Telemedicine services offered in Miami, FL

If you need to refill a prescription or want to ask your doctor a quick question, book a telemedicine consultation. At I & B Medical Associates, the team of primary care specialists provides telemedicine for acute care visits, specialist referrals, prescription refills, and more. We accept Medicare. We accept Medicare. To make a telemedicine appointment, call the office in Miami, Florida, or book online today.

Telemedicine Q & A

What is telemedicine?

Telemedicine uses modern technologies, like smartphones and tablets, to exchange medical information online. It provides a quick and convenient way to meet with your primary care physician if you’re too sick to drive, traveling, or stuck at home watching the kids.

At I & B Medical Associates, the team regularly provides telemedicine visits. Whether you have a bacterial infection, need to refill a prescription, or have a rash that you’re concerned about, telemedicine can help.

What are the benefits of telemedicine?

Telemedicine appointments at I & B Medical Associates offer a wide range of benefits, including:

  • No transportation time or costs
  • No need to take time off from work
  • Eliminate the need for a babysitter or in-home care professional
  • Easy access to medical specialists
  • Less time in the waiting room
  • No exposure to people who might be sick

Telemedicine also provides direct access to your primary care physician. You can ask questions or discuss concerns without feeling rushed or embarrassed. 

What happens during a telemedicine appointment?

At I & B Medical Associates, the team tailors telemedicine visits to each individual’s needs.

At the beginning of the call, your provider reviews your medical records and asks about your symptoms, including when they started, if they’re worse at certain times, and if they respond to at-home treatments.

Next, your provider conducts a telemedicine exam. If you have a cough, your provider might ask to hear it. If you have a stomachache, they might ask you to pull up your shirt and gently press on specific areas of your abdomen.

After gathering the necessary information, your provider makes treatment recommendations. Most acute health problems can be diagnosed with telemedicine, but if you need additional testing, like blood work, urinalysis, or X-rays, your provider might have you visit the office in person as well.

What do I need to attend a telemedicine appointment?

To attend a telemedicine appointment, you need a smartphone, tablet, or computer (with a camera) and a functioning internet connection. Even though your I & B Medical Associates provider isn’t in the room with you, a working camera allows them to conduct an exam from miles away.

Is telemedicine covered by health insurance?

Health insurance covers most telemedicine services, but every policy is different. If you have questions about what your health insurance policy covers, contact your insurance provider before making an appointment at I & B Medical Associates.

Request your quick and convenient telemedicine appointment at I & B Medical Associates by calling the office or booking online today. 

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I & B Medical Associates
✆ Phone (appointments): 786-321-2399
Address: 9400 NW 12th Ave, Miami, FL 33150