After receiving a diagnosis of a serious illness, a second opinion with Dr. Rumbaugh can give you additional guidance and peace of mind about your overall health and the direction in which your health plan is proceeding.
You can benefit from a second opinion if you're unsure about the accuracy of a diagnosis or need assistance in exploring your options for treatment, especially if there are several treatments to choose from.
Online second opinions are especially convenient if you live outside the Tampa area but still want the expertise of a knowledgeable academic oriented physician like Dr. Rumbaugh. You can submit all of your information online or by mail without having to travel to the office.
Due to state licensing requirements, you must be a resident of Florida to receive an online second opinion from Dr. Rumbaugh. You must also sign a waiver acknowledging your understanding that an online second opinion is not intended to replace a full medical evaluation or face-to-face visit with a physician, and is therefore inherently limited, and that these limitations may even affect the accuracy of the second opinions conclusions. The fee for an online second opinion is $200 per hour of time spent working on your case, including reviewing your records, preparing your report, and discussing your case with you.
Currently, Medicare, Medicaid, and most health plans do not cover the costs of an online second opinion. Therefore, the online second opinion services are offered as a self-pay service. By submitting your credit card information, you authorize the practice to charge your credit card for any fees and services associated with the online second opinion as they become due. If the practice is unable to bill your credit card, they will promptly inform you, and your request for an online second opinion may be delayed until full payment has been received and/or verified.
If you wish to receive an online second opinion from a skilled neurologist like Dr. Rumbaugh, call the Tampa office today.