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Telemedicine in Oregon

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Telemedicine Services

BestMed offers telemedicine services in Oregon.  

Both new and existing patients can be seen via telemedicine for many common ailments.

*This Telemedicine page is only for Oregon-based patients*

What types of services & treatments are good for Telemedicine appointments?

  • Abrasions 
  • Acne 
  • Allergies 
  • Anxiety 
  • Mild Asthma 
  • Bacterial Vaginosis 
  • Bites and Stings 
  • Blood Pressure
  • Body Aches 
  • Bronchitis 
  • Bruises 
  • Cough 
  • Dehydration 
  • Nausea, Vomiting, and Diarrhea (if present less than 48 hours)
  • Fever 
  • Viral Illness 
  • Gout 
  • Headaches 
  • Hives 
  • Insomnia 
  • Itchy Eyes 
  • Lice 
  • Medication Refills, Imaging/Lab follow up
  • Mild Lacerations 
  • Nasal Congestion 
  • Nausea 
  • Pink Eye 
  • Respiratory Infections 
  • Sinus Infections 
  • Sinus Symptoms 
  • Skin Infections and Rashes
  • Sore Throat 
  • Sprains and Strains 
  • Travel Medicine 
  • Urinary Tract Infections 
  • Vomiting  
  • Yeast Infections 
  • Clinic Follow up Visits
  • Severe Abdominal Pain
  • Shortness of Breath/chest pain
  • Testicular Pain
  • Fever in patients less than three years old

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Telemedicine services are similar to the services our patients receive in our clinics, except, they are provided in patients’ homes via an app or web browser. Patients and Telemedicine providers are able to see and speak with each other.

Telemedicine providers may prescribe and/or refill many common medications and provide care for the many common ailments.

Appointments are required for telemedicine services, but can easily be requested here.

We welcome new and existing patients to use our Telemedicine services.

Please call us at 541.225.4997 or schedule online to initiate your next visit!

Telemedicine visits work with every browser, as well as Android and iOS devices. Patients receiving services will receive specific instructions describing how to connect with their provider, after speaking with our call center staff.

Patients need a reliable, high-speed, internet connection to receive service.  We strongly recommend that patients keep their device plugged in while connected with BestMed and use a Wi-Fi connection they are certain is secure. Using your cellular data plan (if any) may result in charges to you and/or the account holder.

At BestMed, we understand healthcare costs can be substantial, unexpected, and often complicated. BestMed accepts most health insurance plans and can bill insurance companies directly. Certain insurance plans may not cover telemedicine services, however, insurance coverage is evolving rapidly in response to Federal and State emergency proclamations addressing COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Many insurers are adding coverage for telemedicine services. If you wish to use your health insurance benefits, you will be responsible for the cost of any co-pay, co-insurance, patient responsibility, and non-covered services as determined by your insurer.

Currently, we are only able to offer Telemedicine services to Oregon, Colorado, and Wyoming-based patients. This includes virtual COVID-19 screening, virtual primary care visits, and virtual urgent care visits.

Using telemedicine for COVID-19 screening reduces your exposure and time in clinic for a COVID-19 test. To request a COVID-19 screening online, first schedule an appointment, select “visit related to COVID screening/testing” as reason for visit, and complete the process laid out above. Upon completing your visit with the provider, you will be directed to the nearest BestMed clinic. Important – you MUST have a telemedicine visit completed before arriving at the clinic for COVID-19 testing. COVID-19 screening is currently only available to Oregon-based patients. 

COVID-19 Screening & Testing

We’re happy to announce we’ve expanded our testing capability to include
symptomatic and asymptomatic patients.

Testing Criteria:

Symptoms of an acute infection that are consistent with possible COVID 19 (temperature > 100.0, headache, cough, sore throat, loss of smell or taste, muscle aches and pains)
— OR—
Asymptomatic patients that have a direct exposure, or a potential exposure to someone that has COVID-19

Learn More About COVID-19 Testing

Learn More About Telemedicine Screening for COVID-19