PSYCHIATRY

What if need Lab tests done?

2019-08-03T05:28:58+00:00

You are request a paper prescription to take to any lab or a electronic request can be sent to any Quest Diagnostics.   Find a Quest Diagnostics location near you.

What if need Lab tests done?2019-08-03T05:28:58+00:00

What is an online psychiatry visit like?

2019-07-25T01:50:34+00:00

An online psychiatry session is similar as an office visit but more convenient since are seen from location of your choosing, and at your time of your choosing. You will be asked about your psychiatric history, current emotional symptoms, potential factors contributing to these symptoms,  and what you would like to be accomplished in your [...]

What is an online psychiatry visit like?2019-07-25T01:50:34+00:00

Why would I see a psychiatrist online?

2019-07-25T01:27:52+00:00

You are unable to see a local psychiatrist. All the appointments are your local psychiatrist are booked for weeks or months. You need a psychiatric medication or more than one psychiatric medication You have one or more mental disorder diagnosis You feel that getting more from a psychiatry visit would improve your overall health. You [...]

Why would I see a psychiatrist online?2019-07-25T01:27:52+00:00

What is the difference between a therapy visit and a psychiatry visit?

2019-07-25T01:24:27+00:00

A Psychiatry visit is for medication management and a Therapy visit is for counseling (talking) therapy. Both are able to evaluate a person to determine whether medication or talk therapy or both type of treatments are necessary.  Both can make recommendations based on their assessment.  A therapist/counselor cannot prescribe medications.

What is the difference between a therapy visit and a psychiatry visit?2019-07-25T01:24:27+00:00

Can a therapist prescribe medications?

2019-07-25T01:19:10+00:00

Therapists cannot prescribe.  You can see a provider in our psychiatry department because they have the ability to prescribe medications for the  diagnosed condition.

Can a therapist prescribe medications?2019-07-25T01:19:10+00:00

What is Telepsychiatry?

2019-07-25T01:16:49+00:00

Through the Alphatelemed website, you can see a provider face-to-face from the privacy and comfort of your own home to address common behavioral health challenges. Providers are different than therapists because they have the ability to prescribe medications for the treatment of diagnosed mental disorders.

What is Telepsychiatry?2019-07-25T01:16:49+00:00

How do I pay for the visit?

2019-07-25T01:14:00+00:00

Currently Alphatelemed accepts: Virginia Medicaid or Medicare self-pay(out of pocket via credit or debit card) Will be accepting more health insurances in the near future Medical Cannabis Treatment recommendation: self-pay(out of pocket via credit or debit card) ONLY  

How do I pay for the visit?2019-07-25T01:14:00+00:00

Can I get a doctors note or a sick slips filled out?

2019-07-25T01:08:21+00:00

Providers on Alphatelemed are able to provide simple forms like sick slips or back to work/school documents as clinically appropriate. Be sure to request the documentation before ending your conversation. Please note that doctors on Alphatelemed are not able to provide more documents like FMLA forms, disability forms or handicap/DMV documents as these documents require [...]

Can I get a doctors note or a sick slips filled out?2019-07-25T01:08:21+00:00

Can a doctor on Alphatelemed order a prescription refill?

2019-07-25T01:07:06+00:00

Providers at Alphatelemed will discuss your health history and assess whether a refill is safe at this time of your visit or whether it would be necessary to see your primary care physician in person. The decision to provide a refill and the quantity is at the sole discretion of the provider. Be sure to [...]

Can a doctor on Alphatelemed order a prescription refill?2019-07-25T01:07:06+00:00