When facing a major challenge to your health, you need not only confidence in the diagnosis but also peace of mind to handle the situation. Teladoc Health’s Expert Medical Opinion service can provide the help you need to make critical decisions about your care.

The physicians you’ll work with are some of the best specialists in their fields—based on other doctors’ recommendations. They offer expertise in a wide range of medical disciplines and can provide guidance with concerns such as chronic diseases, potentially threatening illnesses, and even sports injuries and pregnancy complications.

Convenience is a valuable part of the Expert Medical Opinion service:

  • To get started, select “Get an Expert Review” on the app or online.
  • A specially selected registered nurse will walk with you throughout the process and follow up with you regularly.
  • You don’t have to leave home or go to a doctor’s office to pick up or transfer any of your medical records or previous test results. The nurse takes care of this for you.
  • You don’t have to switch doctors.

After thoroughly reviewing your diagnosis and current treatment plan, the medical expert will give you a detailed report that’s easy to understand. The report can also be sent to your treating physician if you choose to share it. While the report may include treatment recommendations, you and your doctor will make all decisions about your care. Throughout the process, your records and consultations will remain private and held in strict confidentiality (according to HIPAA1 regulations).

Options and trust are key factors in managing your health and well-being. Teladoc Health’s Expert Medical Opinion service can help provide the reassurance you need about the diagnosis and treatment path that you and your doctor select.

References

1Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

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