VIRTUAL VISIT (Telemedicine)
We are pleased to now offer virtual visits with our doctors.
Telemedicine, or virtual medicine, is the delivery of healthcare services when the healthcare provider and patient are not in the same physical location through the use of technology.
Please read the following information before starting your virtual visit.
By proceeding with this telemedicine visit, I as the patient or guardian (if patient is under 18 years), understand and acknowledge that:
-Telemedicine is the use of electronic information and communication technologies by a health care provider to deliver services to an individual when he/she is located at a different site than the provider.
-All laws that protect the privacy and confidentiality of medical information also apply to telemedicine/phone consultations.
-There are potential risks to this technology, including (but not limited to) interruption, technical difficulties, and internet security breaches.The practice is not responsible for internet-related risks.
-I can withdraw or withhold my consent to the use of telemedicine in the course of my care at any time, without affecting my right to future care of treatment. I will revoke this consent orally or in writing at any time by contacting Allergy and Asthma Care of St. Louis.
-Certain procedures, including complete physical exam, allergy testing, lung function testing, cannot be performed via telemedicine.
-Financial responsibility: I and/or my insurance carrier(s) agree to pay, in a timely manner, for the health care services provided. I am responsible for the initial fee of $40 (similar to a copay) for return visits or $100 for new patient consultation at this time. If applicable, I will be reimbursed the appropriate amount after insurer payment. I authorize payments directly to Allergy and Asthma Care of St. Louis for all benefits payable. I understand that private and government insurers may not include coverage for this service as a “Covered Service”. I further agree to pay the copay that will be requested at the time of my Telemedicine/Telehealth consultation. I understand that I am responsible for any unpaid bills not covered by Medicare, and any other private insurance company(s).
I hereby give informed consent to and authorize Allergy and Asthma Care of St. Louis to use telemedicine in the course of my, or my child’s diagnosis and treatment.
Please click on the links below to enter the waiting room for your physician. Please be patient with us as this is a new technology and way of practicing medicine for us. Should you have any difficulties, please don’t hesitate to call.
Click here to start a telemedicine call with Dr. Park or go to aacostl.doxy.me/stephaniepark
Click here to start a telemedicine call with Dr. Kemp or go to aacostl.doxy.me/drkemp
Click here to start a telemedicine call with Dr. Berson or go to aacostl.doxy.me/douglasberson