FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Concierge medicine is often viewed as an alternative to the traditional fee-for-service model, which can involve long wait times, short visits with physicians, and limited access to care. 

Patients who choose concierge medicine typically receive more personalized and attentive care, as they have more time with their doctor and can receive more individualized attention. 

With concierge medicine, patients often have greater access to their doctor, including same-day or next-day appointments for urgent health concerns.

Concierge doctors typically offer longer appointment times, allowing patients to discuss their concerns in greater detail and receive more comprehensive care.

The biggest difference and reason why most patients  choose concierge medicine in St. Petersburg, Tampa Bay and surrounding areas over traditional medicine is the personalized healthcare (and convenience) they receive from their Physician. 

  • Access to Your  Physician via Phone, or Smartphone App
  • Medical Advice
    • 24/7 depending on your Membership Level
  • Same-Day or Next-Day Appointments
  • Longer Appointments to Allow for More in-Depth Discussions and Evaluations.
  • Personalized Care Plans
  • Preventive Care Including:
    • Annual Wellness Exams
    • Screenings
    • Vaccinations
  • Coordination of Care: Concierge Medicine Physicians Often Work Closely with Specialists and Other Healthcare Providers to Ensure Their Patients Receive Coordinated, High-Quality Care
  • Wellness and Lifestyle Services Such as:
    • Nutrition Counseling
    • Exercise Programs
    • Stress Management Techniques
  • Home Visits: Depending on Your Membership Level

At Amin VIP we have Three Membership Levels for you to Choose From and For What Best Suits Your Lifestyle and Budget.

Concierge medicine is not typically covered by insurance, as it is a type of direct primary care, however many patients find that it provides a higher level of care and more convenient access to medical services, which can offset the cost.

Even if you have concierge medicine, it is still recommended to have health insurance. While concierge medicine can provide enhanced and personalized medical services, it does not cover all of your healthcare needs.

Health insurance can help cover the costs of medical services that are not included in your concierge medicine membership, such as hospital stays, specialty care, prescription drugs, and more. Having insurance can also protect you from unexpected medical expenses and financial hardship in the event of a serious illness or injury.

It is also important to consider that while concierge medicine can provide more convenient access to primary care, it may not cover all of your primary care needs. For example, some concierge medicine practices may not provide care for certain conditions or may refer you to a specialist for certain procedures. In these cases, having insurance can help cover the costs of these services.

In short, having both concierge medicine and health insurance can provide a comprehensive and well-rounded approach to your healthcare needs.

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