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Advanced Telemedicine Services for Patients in the Houston, TX, Area
It can be tough to drive to a doctor’s office when you’re sick. That’s why, at Lifeline Urgent Care, we are proud to offer premier telemedicine services to our patients via telephone or video chat to ensure that they receive the care that they require when they need it most. From your own home or office, you can speak with one of the board-certified physicians at our centers in Houston, Texas. No travel, no wait times – just the expert guidance that local families and professionals have come to expect from Lifeline Urgent Care.
Is Telemedicine Right for Me?
Lifeline Urgent Care provides telemedicine services to individuals in the state of Texas and is one of the only urgent care clinics in the Houston, TX, area to do so. The following is a list of conditions that we can help address using this service:
Colds, the flu, and sinus infections
A sore throat, strep throat, and pharyngitis
Allergies and asthma
Urinary tract infections
Heartburn, vomiting, diarrhea, and constipation
Conjunctivitis (pink eye)
Simple headaches and migraines
Certain skin rashes and minor burns
Medication refills for hypertension, diabetes, hypothyroidism, COPD, asthma, GERD, etc
It is important to note that not every patient is eligible for telemedicine services, nor can every condition be diagnosed through this service. Pneumonia, dehydration, complicated urinary tract infections, and related conditions, for example, require in-person exams at one of our locations.
Our Telemedicine Services
Through Lifeline Urgent Care telemedicine services, our medical professionals will extend the same high level of care that they provide in-person at our urgent care centers. We will assess your symptoms and recommend the best form of treatment. If your treatment plan requires you to take a specific medication, then we’ll send the prescription to your pharmacy of choice for convenient pick-up. In some cases, we may ask for you to visit one of our easily accessible centers for a follow-up visit based on your symptoms. Additionally, if you have a chronic condition, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, asthma, COPD, and heartburn, then we can provide prescription medication refills to help you manage your symptoms.
Take the Next Step
If you’d like to take advantage of our convenient telemedicine services, then contact us at 281-771-1144 or reserve your spot online here. We are in network with and accept many major health insurance providers, such as Cigna, Humana, United Healthcare, Medicare, Aetna, and BlueCross/BlueShield. although we do not accept Medicaid at this time. For those without insurance, We offer this service for a flat rate of $40, as we strive to make health care affordable and accessible to everyone.
If you have medical insurance that covers telemedicine visits and enter the information, we can file claim to the insurance. If the claim is processed and covered we would reimburse the $40 collected.
Our urgent care physicians are available to serve busy patients in Houston during the week from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and on the weekends between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.
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