How confidential is using telemedicine? I'd like a prescription for Naltrexone but want to disclose as little information about myself and do not want my current insurer to know. I also do not want the medication linked to my medical history in any way. I will be paying out of pocket. Reason being I was denied life insurance when the insurer found out I took a trip the urgent care and disclosed to the physician that I have a heavy drinking problem.
This may be a silly question but can I use a false name when speaking on telemedicine and on my prescription? I'd like to order online.
Any suggestions on the best route? Thank you in advance
Last Edit: Sept 22, 2018 21:31:04 GMT -5 by jojohelp
Post by joesixpack on Sept 22, 2018 20:39:29 GMT -5
If you're working with someone like MDProactive, they won't pass info on to your regular doc unless you tell them to and you don't even have to give them his/her name. If you're not using insurance, they're not going to report to your insurance company (I don't think they even take insurance, many TSM docs don't).
I don't think you can use a false name for the Rx, but you don't have to give them your SSN. Just go to a different pharmacy, one that you haven't used before.
I would assume my name and date of birth alone would pull up my prescription history which would affect my ability to purchase life insurance for years to come. I'm hoping that I can use my prescription via online pharmacy purchase through Canada or India. Has anyone been in this situation and figured out a loop hole?
Hope this information was helpful to anyone in the same situation.
Last Edit: Sept 22, 2018 21:37:49 GMT -5 by jojohelp
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