These are the most common questions we get asked

Physicians

What is Teladoc?

Teladoc is a network of licensed primary care physicians who diagnose routine, non-emergency medical problems via the telephone or video. Teladoc consulting physicians recommend treatment and prescribe medication (when appropriate) over the telephone 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to patients.

What is the age range of the patients I will perform consults for?

Teladoc provides services to patients of all ages. Teladoc PA and the Physician determine the best age ranges for the Doctor to treat based upon the physician’s comfort level and the physician’s current practice age population.

What is Teladoc’s membership base?

Teladoc offers services to both large and small corporations, unions, third party administrators, Insurance Companies, and the retail market.

If I elect to join Teladoc, will I be considered a Teladoc full time employee?

No. Each physician accepted to join the Teladoc network is hired as a contract employee through Teladoc PA. All contract employees receive a 1099 annually.

Does Teladoc have set schedules?

Currently Teladoc is able to allow physicians to work their own hours. You can work as little or as much as you like!

Does Teladoc provide follow-up care?

No. If follow-up care is required, the physician will recommend the patient see a primary care physician or visit an urgent care setting.

Does Teladoc offer medical malpractice insurance? Does it include tail coverage?

Yes. Teladoc offers coverage up to $1 million per incident and is capped at a total of $3 million. This insurance is provided free of charge.

Do I have access to the electronic medical record (EMR)?

Yes. Teladoc requires each patient complete a medical history disclosure prior to consult.

Behavioral health

What is Teladoc Behavioral Health?

The Teladoc Behavioral Health program is a comprehensive solution offering members ongoing access to diagnosis, talk therapy, and prescription/medication management when appropriate. Our program includes a best-in-class clinical intake assessment with continuous monitoring measurements, along with a robust provider network consisting of psychiatrists, psychologists, clinical social workers, licensed professional counselors, mental health counselors, certified drug and alcohol abuse counselors, and marital and family therapists.

What is the age range of the patients I will perform consults for?

Currently, Behavioral Health consults will not apply to minors. This may change in the future.

What is Teladoc’s membership base?

Teladoc offers services to both large and small corporations, unions, third party administrators, Insurance Companies, and the retail market.

When is this service offered?

The BH service will be provided 7 days a week from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. in your respective time zone.

What are the top BH disorders Teladoc treats?
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders and Phobias
  • Bipolar and Related Disorders
  • Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders
  • Attention Disorders
  • Addiction and Substance- Related Disorders & Alcoholism
  • Eating Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Sleep/Wake Disorders
  • Neurocognitive Disorders & Dementia
  • Dissociative Disorders
If I elect to join Teladoc, will I be considered a Teladoc full time employee?

No. Each physician accepted to join the Teladoc network is hired as a contract employee through Teladoc PA. All contract employees receive a 1099 annually.

Dermatology

What is Teladoc?

Teladoc is the nation’s leading telemedicine group and we are growing. With over 15.4 million members/patients, Teladoc allows you to make a difference while earning supplemental income. This entire process is done through our internal messaging system! All secure and HIPAA compliant. What is the age range of the patients I will perform consults for? Teladoc provides services to patients of all ages. Teladoc PA and the Physician determine the best age ranges for the Doctor to treat based upon the physician’s comfort level and the physician’s current practice age population.

What is Teladoc’s membership base?

Teladoc offers services to both large and small corporations, unions, third party administrators, Insurance Companies, and the retail market.

If I elect to join Teladoc, will I be considered a Teladoc full time employee?

No. Each physician accepted to join the Teladoc network is hired as a contract employee through Teladoc PA. All contract employees receive a 1099 annually.

Does Teladoc have set schedules?

Currently Teladoc is able to allow physicians to work their own hours. You can work as little or as much as you like!

Does Teladoc offer medical malpractice insurance? Does it include tail coverage?

Yes. Teladoc offers coverage up to $1 million per incident and is capped at a total of $3 million. This insurance is provided free of charge.

Do I have access to the electronic medical record (EMR)?

Yes. Teladoc requires each patient to complete a medical history disclosure prior to the first consult.