Virtual medicine brings your doctor or counselor to you, even when offices are closed. It’s possible to schedule a telehealth appointment with your provider by phone, tablet or computer. Stay on track with all of your questions, concerns and needs! On this page you’ll find more resources on telemedicine and substance use community-based services during the COVID-19 emergency and beyond.
What is telemedicine?
Telemedicine, or telehealth, is a virtual communication system where you can speak in real time with a medical professional by telephone, tablet or computer while social distancing.
Which types of appointments are allowed via telemedicine?
According to Governor Ned Lamont’s Executive Order 7G, medical providers are allowed to provide covered virtual health and community-based services via telephone, tablet or computer to patients.
Community-based Services covered by telemedicine in Connecticut currently include:
- Wellness visits and routine health care
For more information contact your provider.
For more information on provider codes and specifics on each of these community-based services, please click here.
For more information from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, please click here.