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Same-day telehealth appointments for any urgent need.
- Telehealth appointmentThe following inclusions and exclusions apply:
- Symptom assessment
- Prescription, if recommended
- Prescription for controlled substances
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About telehealth appointments
What is a telehealth appointment and how does it work?
What is a telehealth appointment like?
After you book a video appointment, you will receive both an initial confirmation and a reminder via email and text.
There are three ways in which a video visit can be accessed:
- Select "Join virtual appointment" from the booking confirmation email.
- If you have an existing account or created one at purchase, log in at sesamecare.com, navigate to 'My appointments,' and select "Join virtual appointment."
- Click the link in the text message sent to you 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time.
We suggest using Google Chrome, Firefox, or Safari to connect to your visit.
What should I do if I didn’t receive my invite?
What should I do if my doctor doesn’t join the appointment?
What if I do not have a camera?
How will I know if the appointment I’m booking is via video?
What should I do if I need lab work?
Can my provider prescribe medication?
Yes, physicians on Sesame can prescribe a wide range of medications, which can be useful for infections, allergies, and other acute ailments. Please note that they will not prescribe certain drugs, such as narcotics or medications that have been designated controlled substances through telehealth.
Otherwise, many of the prescriptions available in an office setting or urgent care can be prescribed if your clinician deems it appropriate.
Can I receive a work note or other paperwork with my visit?
Providers are able to issue notes, referrals, lab orders, or other paperwork when deemed appropriate. Providers are not able to assist with worker's compensation, FMLA, disability, or insurance paperwork. In-person care is sometimes required to obtain paperwork from a provider.
Inclusions and exclusions can be viewed prior to booking in the service details.
Work note or other paperwork requests must be shared before or at the time of service. Sesame is unable to facilitate paperwork requests after completion of the visit.
Sesame is unable to provide paperwork specific to requirements for filing insurance claims.