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Will I get charged for missing my doctor appointment?

Ask doctor: Every office has a different policy. Ask what it is. Some (actually most) do not penalize you. Some will have a 1-2 day window before which you can cancel without penalty. Some might charge something but agree to cancel that charge if you make and keep a later appointment. So ------ ask ! ...Read more

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A doctor i've *never* seen before charged me $100 for missing what would've been my first appointment. Had set up a first appointment to see a new doctor. The appointment was several months out, and when the time came, i forgot (i have a memory disability

A doctor i've *never* seen before charged me $100 for missing what would've been my first appointment. Had set up a first appointment to see a new doctor. The appointment was several months out, and when the time came, i forgot (i have a memory disability

Missed appointment: I'm sorry to hear of your upset. Some doctors set aside time for one person, rather than double-booking patients on their schedules. Many patients consider this a courteous & useful service. Often, such doctors do charge for unkept, uncancelled appointments unless there's an unavoidable emergency. Usually these policies are clearly stated. You're also free to pick a different doctor, if you wish. ...Read more

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Should i get a follow-up appointment with a doctor?

Should i get a follow-up appointment with a doctor?

That depends!!: The fact that you asked the question makes me feel the answer is likely yes! if you have any remaining questions or if your condition is not getting better, you should get the follow up. Than again don't just go see him if there is no purpose for the visit! ...Read more

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Can I get the prescription cough syrup over this app? Or do I need a real doctors appointment to get that?

Can I get the prescription cough syrup over this app? Or do I need a real doctors appointment to get that?

Cough syrup: We are prohibited from prescribing controlled substances on HealthTap Prime. EffectivePrescription cough Syrups fall in this category. Rest assured that we are all Real Doctors. ...Read more

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