Virtual Appointment FAQs
https://www.followmyhealth.com/videovisit/70c81054-8b75-46c4-bdbd-a7f9008d7e45Internet access, a web camera and a microphone are necessary to use our online link. You can use our telemed portal on your tablet, computer or smart phone! If you don't have internet access at home, you can use a local Wi-Fi in a quiet area. Other helpful accessories that will enhance your telemedicine experience include:
- Blood Pressure Cuff
- Pulse Oximeter
- Ruler or Measuring Tape
Create an account through our telemedicine link and you will be sent to a dashboard where you can request to meet with a provider.
Online doctor visits vary in price depending on your health insurance coverage. In most cases, insurance covers some of the cost leaving you a small copay. However, we've done all that we can to create the most affordable prices possible for your visit, whether or not you have insurance. We promise you will never pay more than $60 for an online consultation.
We accept most insurance providers through our system and will submit claims on your behalf. Submitted claims are subject to your personal plan details. Coverage is determined based on your available benefits on the date that services are provided.
We treat your online visit as if you were here in person. Therefore, we can accept and treat you during the following normal business hours. We do accept same day appointments as first come first serve. Our current wait times can be found on our home page.
- Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
- Saturday - Sunday: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
If you use any other Telemedicine service you run the risk of paying twice. If your symptoms are too serious you will be told to go to your nearest Urgent Care and you will pay for both visits. With Lanier Urgent Care Telemedicine if your symptoms are too serious for treatment, whatever you paid for the online visit will be applied toward a visit in our office! Also, you will get to know our Staff who take care of you. Never will you be guessing which random doctor, from who knows where, will be treating you or your family.
Yes, we can electronically send in prescriptions to your preferred pharmacy. However, we do not guarantee prescriptions. Each patient is evaluated and the appropriate course of treatment is provided by our clinicians.
Yes. From busy parents to college students to travelers who are in Georgia for the weekend.
Telemedicine can be useful for any non-emergency medical issue. We see patients for the following reasons online:
- You are considering the Emergency Room or Urgent Care for a non-emergency medical issue
- Your primary care physician isn’t available to see you
- You or your family are traveling in Georgia and need out of state medical care
- You can’t leave your home for various reasons (i.e. you’re too sick, can’t find a babysitter, etc.)
- When you live hours away from an urgent care and need to see a doctor ASAP