Monday, June 30, 2014

Why You Can't E-mail Your Doctor

From Slate: "Why you still can’t email your physicians with a simple question. (Hint: It's not their fault.)"

As an interesting contrast, many "direct pay" or "concierge" medical practices work hard to provide e-mail consultation services between patients and doctors.  These medical practices aren't bound by the same Medicare rules as many conventional practices.