Q. What if I am having trouble creating a new account in MyChart?
A. OrthoVirginia offers MyChart Support at 877-701-6088
Q. What is Telemedicine?
A. Telemedicine is the practice of using video conference and telecommunications technology such as your smartphone or tablet for a follow up visit with your doctor.
Q. How does it work?
A. Your Telemedicine follow up appointment is scheduled through your MyChart account. See above for a complete list of what you will need, prior to the date and time of your appointment.
Q. What will I need for this visit?
A. To ensure that you connect with your Physician you will need the following:
- Smartphone, tablet or a desktop that is used for teleconferencing.
- Active MyChart account.
- MyChart, MyChart Mobile & Zoom applications.
- eCheck-In: have insurance information ready.
- On day of appointment, make sure your device is fully charged; you can login to your visit up to 10 minutes prior to start time.
Q. What is the cost of a telemedicine appointment?
A. Telemedicine visits cost the same as office visits and are a convenient alternative for some patients. Co-pays specific to your plan are accepted during the eCheck-In process.
Q. Are prescriptions provided during a telemedicine appointment?
A. Narcotics will not be prescribed at Telemedicine visits.
Q. What if I am late to the appointment?
A. If patients connect more than 5 minutes late to their Telemedicine visit, their appointment is cancelled.
Q. Can my teenager have a video visit?
A. Patients under the age of 18 must have an adult present during their Telemedicine visit.