Easy Access to Care from Virtually Anywhere in California

  • Treating adults and children 1-year-old and up 
  • Available Monday-Friday 8am-8pm, Saturday-Sunday 9am-5pm
  • Virtual Visits are in-network with most major insurance plans
  • You must be physically located in California at time of visit to qualify
  • Minors must have prior written consent from a parent or legal guardian

How It Works

1. Select a time and symptom

Our telemedicine service can be used for many common health issues, injuries and illnesses.

2. Complete online registration

Enter your information and payment details to receive a link to your session via email or text.

3. Connect to your Virtual Visit

Click the link from your email/text to start your Virtual Visit.

Treatments & Services

Virtual Visits can be used for a wide variety of injuries and illnesses from anywhere in California
  • Allergies
  • Animal or insect bites/stings (minor)
  • Asthma attacks
  • Back & neck pain
  • Bronchitis, chest colds & respiratory infection
  • Burns (minor)
  • Cold sores
  • Cough & Cold
  • COVID-19 Evaluation
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever (mild)
  • Flu
  • Headache
  • Laryngitis
  • Pink eye & eye infection
  • Poison oak, ivy, & sumac
  • Rash & skin infection
  • Sinus infections
  • Sore throat
  • Sprains & strains
  • Sunburn (mild)
  • Urinary problems
  • Urinary tract infection (UTIs)
  • Vomiting & nausea
  • Wheezing

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does my insurance plan cover Virtual Visits?

Virtual Visits have zero cost to patients under Medicare/Medicaid and most other major insurance plans during the public health emergency. Currently, Virtual Visits are covered by Aetna, Cigna, Health Plan San Mateo, Health Net (during emergency declarations) Humana, and UnitedHealthcare.

How much does a Virtual Visit cost?

In-network insurance plans include: Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Health Plan San Mateo, Health Net (during emergency declarations) Humana, and UnitedHealthcare. Without coverage, a Virtual Visit costs $210. If your Virtual Visit results in a provider directed visit to one of our physical locations, the copay or $210 payment is applied to the in-center visit cost if you visit within 24 hours.

How does a Virtual Visit work?

Similar to WhatsApp, Skype and FaceTime, a Virtual Visit allows you to meet with one of our urgent care providers remotely via video when you can't make it to one of our centers. Like an in-person visit, a Virtual Visit can be made same-day or next-day. Fifteen (15) minutes before your session starts, you will receive an email and/or a text message with a direct link to your video session. Click the link to enter your date of birth and electronically sign any consent form.

When you connect to the video session, your provider will be notified and will join shortly.

What conditions do Virtual Visits cover?

Providers can care for the following areas in a Virtual Visits: allergies, asthma, wheezing, animal or insect bites (minor), bronchitis, respiratory infection, colds, cough, flu, mild fever, earache, headache, nausea, pink eye, eye infection, poison oak, poison ivy, rash, skin infection, sinus infections, sore throat, laryngitis, sprains & strains, and urinary tract infection (UTIs).

What do I need for a Virtual Visit?

You will need an internet-enabled device with a camera and a microphone, such as a smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer. Google Chrome is the preferred browser, but Internet Explorer and Firefox are also compatible. You can download the required app from either the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

Who can be seen with a Virtual Visit?

Anyone over the age of 1 year who is physically located within the State of California during the Virtual Visit.

How are the after-visit summary and prescriptions handled with a Virtual Visit?

The after-visit summary (AVS) is available to the patient via Dignity Health-GoHealth Urgent Care's Online Patient Portal. A link will be sent to the patient's email following the visit. Prescriptions are handled in the same manner as an in-person visit and are delivered electronically to the patient's pharmacy. Narcotics may not be prescribed during the visit.

When can I access a Virtual Visit?

Virtual Visits can be scheduled any time and are available Monday-Friday 8am-8pm and Saturday-Sunday 9am-5pm.

Can I receive prescriptions from a Virtual Visit?

Yes. Prescriptions are handled in the same manner as an in-person visit and are delivered electronically to the patient's pharmacy. Narcotics may not be prescribed during a Virtual Visit.

Is a Virtual Visit the same thing as telehealth or telemedicine?

Our Virtual Visit services fall under the telemedicine category, defined by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) as “the practice of medicine using technology to deliver care at a distance.” Our providers and teledoctors are experienced with the tools and technology to provide the same amazing care you’d find in one of our centers.

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