How Does Telemedicine Work?

Virtual health care is just a few easy steps away

How do virtual therapy and psychiatry
appointments work?

STEP 1

Feeling Sick or Anxious?

If you’re not feeling well and you need to speak to a doctor or behavioral health professional quickly, make your way to SAMIAid.com.

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STEP 2

Choose Your SAMI-Aid Provider

Choose whether you’d like to call a doctor, nurse, or behavioral health professional. Nurse visits cost less but nurses cannot write prescriptions.

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STEP 3

Pay for Your Appointment

Pay for your appointment using any major credit card or debit card—or, if you’re a SAMI-Aid Premium member, use one of your credits for a free appointment.

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STEP 4

Schedule Your Appointment

Click “Proceed for Call to Doctor” or “Complete Your BH Appointment Scheduling. Select “first available” to be connected to a doctor ASAP, or schedule a later appointment. Behavioral health appointments must be scheduled in advance.

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STEP 5

Complete Your Health Profile

Complete your health profile and select your preferred local pharmacy. Your profile information will be saved for future appointments.

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STEP 6

Fill your Prescription

If your doctor or psychiatrist prescribes any medication, then you will be able to fill the prescription(s) at your local pharmacy which you selected while setting up your health profile. We recommend choosing a 24-hour pharmacy.

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STEP 7

Have Peace of Mind

SAMI-Aid is great both as a first line of defense and as a backup plan. Whether you’re traveling, unable to see your doctor, or just looking for an affordable and convenient option for care, SAMI-Aid is here to put your mind at ease.

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Our Services

What you see is what you pay. Simple.

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SAMI-Aid Standard

Phone or online doctor
consultations for $59.99

Provider specialties:

  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Dermatology
  • Psychiatric
  • Therapist

Phone nurse consultation for $39.99

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SAMI-Aid Premium

2 free phone or online consultations per
month with board certified
physicians & registered nurses

Provider specialties:

  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Dermatology
  • Psychiatric
  • Therapist

24/7 healthcare concierge service

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tourism dedicated agent

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$79.99 / month

How Does Telehealth Work?

If your health issue isn’t life-threatening, communicating with a professional through SAMI-Aid’s telemedicine process can save time and money. Get expert advice for many conditions in the comfort of your home. The telemedicine process flow means you skip waiting rooms and go about your routine until connected.


Wondering how to use telemedicine? We help not only with ailments that normally require a trip to the doctor, but provide options to speak with mental health, addiction, and dietetics experts. Not sure when to use telemedicine? Expect fast, responsive, confidential care practically any time you need non-emergency medical attention.


SAMI-Aid memberships are free. Appointments are affordable. Contact us to set up your account.

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