Patient FAQ

What is Ringadoc?

Ringadoc gives you instant, direct access to doctors. Just grab your nearest phone and say bye to all the barriers between you and the care you need.

When do I use Ringadoc?

Ringadoc doesn't substitute for an in-person visit with your primary care physician and should not be called in emergency situations. But for less urgent situations, we are great for helping you figure out what you need to do next.

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What can be treated over the phone?

Ringadoc doctors can diagnose, recommend treatment and prescribe medication for many of your medical issues. Studies show that 70% of in-person doctor appointments are purely informational. Ringadoc provides you an efficient and convenient alternative that in these cases is every bit as effective as a traditional in-office visit.

Who are the doctors?

Our doctors are fully licensed and board-certified in family medicine, internal medicine, emergency medicine, and obstetrics and gynecology. Each doctor must pass a series of strict benchmarks to be certified as a Ringadoc provider.

When can I call and connect to a doctor?

Anytime! At Ringadoc we know that people don't just get sick between 9-5. Our doctors are available around the clock, even on weekends and holidays.

Is my electronic health record kept private?

Yes! All patient data is stored in an encrypted, HIPAA-compliant format. Only your consulting doctor can access your medical information, and only with your permission.

Can I get a prescription?

Yes, when appropriate our doctors can call a short-term prescription into the pharmacy of your choice. Please note that prescriptions are not guaranteed and are given at the sole professional discretion of your consulting doctor.

How much does it cost?

$40 per consultation.

What if I don't have health insurance?

You can still call Ringadoc!

I want to sign up! How do I start?

That's fantastic! Click here to complete a quick info form and then you can immediately begin connecting to Ringadoc doctors.