Telepsychiatry


Get the same level of care, right from the comfort of your home!

Schedule Telepsychiatry Visits with Alverdia Health Today!

At Alverdia Health, we want to make your access to quality, mental healthcare as convenient as possible. That’s why we’re proud to offer unique and easy-to-use telepsychiatry visits!

For many patients, mobility, anxiety, or everyday scheduling conflicts may make it hard to access the medical appointments you need. And between the stress of traffic and your own busy schedule, video conferencing could make all the difference in your medical care.

To combat these issues, Alverdia Health now offers telepsychiatry through our secure, HIPAA-compliant online program. Simply log-in through your laptop, tablet, or phone via our mobile app to connect with your provider in a virtual face-to-face session.

There is no additional cost to use telepsychiatry by Alverdia Health. Simply schedule your appointment as usual and wait to be connected with your doctor to receive the same level of quality medical care.

Telepsychiatry FAQs

 Is there an extra cost to use telepsychiatry?

Absolutely not! You’ll be receiving the same level of care delivered virtually. Because it is the same service, there is no additional cost to meet via video conferencing.

Who can benefit from this service?

Telepsychiatry can be beneficial to anyone! Whether you have limited mobility, transportation, or are simply too anxious or unavailable to come in, telepsychiatry can work for you!

What do I need for telepsychiatry visits?

Alverdia Health telepsychiatry visits are conducted over our secure, web-based platform. This platform is easy to use and HIPAA-compliant.

To use telepsychiatry, patients will need to ensure their technology, and physical settings meet the following requirements:

✔ A reliable high-speed internet connection
✔ A desktop, laptop, smartphone, or tablet
✔ A quiet, private space for the appointment

Are there any other requirements for telepsychiatry?

Yes. Sometimes, virtual visits are not appropriate for all patients. There may complex medical history, symptoms, or other complications that necessitate in-person visits for optimal care. To qualify for telepsychiatry with Alverdia Health, patients must be able to meet the following requirements:

  • List your closest hospital before the start of your visit
  • Receive approval from an official Alverdia Health doctor
  • Be in Massachusetts at the time of the appointment
  • List a backup phone number in case of technical issues

If you believe you meet all of the requirements above, or you are able to do so in the near future give Alverdia Health a call at (617) 300-0728 to speak to a staff member and see if telepsychiatry is right for you!

Will Insurance Cover My Virtual Visits?

Most likely! As the needs of our patients evolve, most insurance plans have expanded to also include and cover TelePsych services. Please contact your insurance company to find out if you’re covered by this service.

If not, you are always more than welcome to continue your care under our in-person, face-to-face visits.

How Do I Request a Telepsychiatry Appointment?

Telepsychiatry is available to both new and established patients at Alverdia Health. Telepsychiatry is offered at the same price as in-office visits and can be scheduled online through our portal.

To find out if you would be a good candidate for telepsychiatry visits today, please fill out our online form here.

Quality Care from the Comfort of Home

Call Alverdia Health at (617) 300-0728 Today!