Family Medical TherapiesFREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
House Call Questions. We Have Answers. Chattanooga House Calls.
This is different. While many patients do have house call questions and we have answers, at Family Medical Therapies we feel that your health is your most valuable asset. As a valuable asset, you should not need to compromise for service. Our team at Family Medical Therapies aim to provide all house call patients in the Chattanooga area with high-quality, affordable, and convenient healthcare in the comfort of their own homes.
To get your answers, read the FAQs below.
If you have any additional questions regarding house calls, email, call or use our contact form!
Old-Fashioned House Calls With A New Technological Face Lift
Doctors making house calls is not a new concept and, in fact, until the 1960s many medical physicians would make routine house calls for their patients. Unfortunately, in today’s healthcare system, there is
The house call practice at Family Medical Therapies is bringing attention back to what really matters in healthcare – the patient. That’s you!
We have compiled a list of the frequently asked questions regarding house calls along with the answers to these questions below. We hope these FAQs will help you understand what we do at Family Medical Therapies, how our house calls operate, and how we can offer you home healthcare. The house call questions cover different subjects, including the following:
• medical house calls
• mobile medicine
• mobile doctors
• visiting physicians
We recommended that you visit this page regularly as it will be continuously updated with more frequently asked questions.
Benefits of FMT Home Care
Are There Certain Conditions That Qualify For A Home Visit?
• being home-bound
• using a walker, wheelchair, or other walking assist device
• have a physical disability
• have a cognitive disability
• require the assistance of another individual to leave home
To confirm your eligibility for home calls, it is necessary that you contact your health plan agency. If you are not home-bound or mobility-constrained, our doctors can still treat you; but you will need to pay use directly then file an insurance claim.
Can I Receive A House Call If I Do Not Have Insurance Or Am Not Home-Bound?
Do I Require A Referral For A Home Call?
Does Family Medical Therapies Accept Private Pay Patients?
Yes, we do accept private pay patients. Family Medical Therapies accepts most major credit cards and this is payable at the time services are delivered. The self-pay home calls begin at $99 plus all applicable trip fees. Unfortunately, we do not accept any cash payments.
Does Family Medical Therapies Provide Any Emergency Medical Care?
How Can I Pay For The Services?
How Much Does A Home Call Cost?
If you own insurance and are eligible for home calls, we will bill the health plan directly. In this situation, the out of medical costs and co-pay will be charged with the costs for a traditional visit plus any applicable trip fees.
If, however, you do not have medical insurance or are not eligible for a house call with your health plan, you can use the self-pay method. Medical costs begin at $99 per visit and you may file a claim with your insurance company after the visit. Furthermore, we charge an additional trip fee of $75 for any visits within our primary service area. If the visit is outside our primary service area the trip fee is calculated and we will inform you of the cost before the home call – no surprises.
How Often Can I Be Seen?
You and your physician will determine the most number of visits that are medically necessary to manage any chronic conditions. If you need to be seen before the next
How Soon Can I Schedule An Appointment?
Is Family Medical Therapies Accepting New Patients?
Yes, we are currently accepting new patients at Family Medical Therapies. For more information and to schedule an appointment please contact us at 423-521-5404 or toll-free 1(833) HomeMD1.
What Are Family Medical Therapies Operating Hours?
What Is A Doctor House Call And Where Is It Available?
Contact us if you do not see your county on the list and we may be able to extend our medical home call service to you.
Which Medical Insurance Plans Are Accepted?
Which Mobile Services Are Included In Family Medical Therapies Home Call Program?
• physical examinations
• diagnostic testing
• laboratory services
• mobile x-rays
We also coordinate care among other medical service providers, such as home health agencies, social service providers, and medical equipment providers.