Medical Doctors Actually make house calls? A: Yes,
licensed medical doctors can actually visit you at your home.
This hearkens back to days of old when doctors would
travel to see the sick in their homes. In the last
half-century this type of medical practice is becoming once
Q: Do you
have to be disabled or homebound to have a house
call? A: No, anyone can utilize and
enjoy the benefits of a house call. You will avoid
having to take time to travel to a physician office, wait for
possibly hours in a waiting room. You will avoid
un-necessary exposure to other sick patients in a waiting
Q: Can the
doctor be my primary doctor? A: Yes, absolutely, Dr.
Saleeby is selective about becoming a Primary Care Physician
(PCP) as he typically manages Natural
HRT and places patients on a year-long plan for good
Q: Do I
need a referral for Dr. Saleeby to make a house call? A:
No, just pick up the phone and call us to schedule an
much does a medical house call cost? A: Dr.
Saleeby’s practice is a “Fee-for-Service” practice model and
in such he does not file or accept insurance payments.
You can file for reimbursements and Dr. Saleeby’s office will
help with the codes you will need for that task.
Payments are paid in advance or at time of delivery of service
with cash or check. Fee range can be discussed
medical insurance does Dr Saleeby accept? A: Dr.
Saleeby does not accept or file insurance.
Dr. Saleeby or Carolina Mobile MD provide Emergency Medical
Care? A: No, if you are experiencing a true medical
emergency, we encourage all persons to call 911 Immediately.
Carolina Mobile MD accept Health Maintenance Organizations
(HMO) Insurances? A: No, Dr.Saleeby does not
accept HMO insurances.
Q: Can Dr.
Saleeby see you in your office or work
place? A: Yes, provided you have permission
for the doctor to see you at your place of work.
Q: Will I
always be seen by a medical
doctor? A: Absolutely, Dr. Saleeby sees all
his patients personally. We do not utilize mid-level
practitioners or physician extenders. He will usually be
accompanied by a medical assistant.
Q: How long does
it take to get an appointment? A: Generally
you will be seen within 48 to 72 hours of request.
Carolina Mobile MD covers a large area and we attempt to cater
to our patient needs as quickly as possible.
Q: Can I see the
doctor on the weekends? A: Yes. Dr. Saleeby
makes occasional calls on Saturdays.
Q: What if I
need special tests? A: Dr. Saleeby will order
whatever "ancillary" tests, services or procedures that
may be required to fully evaluate any medical problem.
Imaging studies requiring huge equipment, like CT or
MRI, must be done at a nearby imagine center or
hospital. A prescription for labs will be written
to allow you to visit your local diagnostic lab. You can
file these with your insurance (if applicable). Reports
are then sent to Dr. Saleeby.On occasion we can perform blood
draws and administer medications/IV infusions in your home.
Q: Do you accept
new Medicare or Medicaid patients? A:
We do not accept Medicaid patients and those Medicare patients
must sign that they are paying out of pocket and will not file
for reimbursements. Carolina Mobile MD has “opted out”
of Medicaid and Medicare insurance plans.
Q: Can I
get a Myers'
Cocktail infusion at home? A: Yes, but
this has to be scheduled in advance as they are prepared daily
and must be infused within a set time period.
Q: Do I
have unlimited access by phone or e-mail? A:
For the most part yes. Dr. Saleeby is very accessible,
but it depends on the plan you have with Carolina Mobile
Q: If I
need a specialist will the doctor refer me?
A: Of course, Dr. Saleeby will make the appropriate
referral to specialist in your area.
the doctor care for me if I am admitted to the
hospital? A: No, typically Carolina Mobile MD
is a "out patient only" practice. We encourage patients
to maintain and utilize catastrophic health care insurance for
those type of health care issues.
benefits are there to House Calls / Home visitation? A: The care you
receive is of the same quality and standard of care. You
will be in a more comfortable and convenient environment, you
will not be exposed to other sick people, you will have more
time with your doctor and his undivided attention. No
waiting for over an hour for 15-minutes with your doctor in an
often rushed and impersonal environment.
Post & Courier (Charleston, SC) Article on
Local doctor pays house calls
with mobile medical service
Thursday, November 26,
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