Chronic Care Management
Chronic Care Management – defined as ongoing care for conditions that are expected to last anywhere from a year to the rest of your life – is widely recognized as a critical component of primary care, and one that has a significant impact on improving your overall well-being. If you have been previously diagnosed with a condition that requires Chronic Care Management, you can see an Amwell online provider for this type of ongoing care.
Telemedicine can be highly effective for managing chronic conditions. Many studies have shown that being able to access care online greatly increases your ability to manage your conditions. The ease of access to specialists – particularly in remote areas – means patients have greater opportunities to discuss their conditions with their provider on a regular basis. The ability to speak with a physician or specialist more frequently helps keep you on track with your care plan and gain a better understanding of your condition.
With Amwell, you can set up your free account and have a visit with trusted providers in minutes. Before your visit begins, be sure to tell your telehealth provider that you are interested in ongoing chronic care management. You should also inform them if you have any conditions other than the one for which you are seeking ongoing care, as well as any existing prescriptions or over-the-counter medications you are taking. Some medications do not react well with others, so it’s important to be open and honest with your provider to avoid prescription complications.
We help patients manage:
- Birth control methods
- COPD & Asthma
- Depression & Anxiety
- Headaches & Migraines
- Tachycardia (rapid heart rate)
- Insomnia (cannot prescribe bridge prescriptions)
- Dermatology issues (e.g., acne, eczema, recurrent infections)
- and many other conditions
During your visit, your provider may discuss:
- The status of your condition
- Pertinent vital signs and test results
- Your care plan
- How your condition is affecting your overall health
- Changes in your lifestyle or treatment regimen that may improve your condition
Your Amwell physician, at his or her discretion and in accordance with the laws of your state, may also provide you with an online prescription. With telehealth services available in all 50 states, you can have a visit and potentially receive a prescription anywhere across the country. Please be advised that some medications cannot be prescribed online, including controlled substances and extended prescriptions for birth control medications.
If you are having a telephonic or phone‑only visit, stricter prescribing regulations will apply. In certain states, a video visit may be required in order to receive a prescription.
We understand that you may have questions about Chronic Care Management, and you can find answers to many of them in the section below. If you have additional questions, please reach out to our support team at email@example.com or call 877‑410‑5548. We have highly‑trained health service specialists ready to take your call, 24/7.