• Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency, doctors and other health care providers can use telehealth services to treat COVID-19 (and for other medically reasonable purposes) from offices, hospitals, and places of residence (like homes, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities) as of March 6, 2020. Medicare will pay for these services for patients who have seen the health care provider or another health care provider in the same practice. Coinsurance and deductibles apply.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan said today that it will cover telehealth services at no cost through April 30

How to: Use Updox Video Chat

Your medical provider uses Updox Video Chat to communicate with patients. Video Chat is a safe and easy way to talk to your provider, often saving you a trip to the office.

Follow these step-by-step instructions to use Video Chat:

Call our Office at 248-620-3700 or text Dr. Tanir at 248-202-4117 for an appointment!

An invitation to Video Chat will arrive on your device via text message or email. Click the link to be taken to the Secure Video Chat environment. You will have 10 minutes to click the link.

The first time you use Video Chat, your device may ask for permission to use your camera and microphone. Please allow access.

You will be taken directly into a video chat session with your provider.

Video Chat runs through your internet browser. For best results, please use Safari on iOS and Chrome on Android as your default browser.

The microphone and camera buttons will pause the audio and video you are sending. The red “phone” button will disconnect the chat.

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