GET THE BEST PSYCHIATRIC AND THERAPY EXPERIENCE

Telemedicine is the easiest way to meet with Florida’s top psychiatrists and therapists from the convenience of your home using a safe and secure platform.

Serving the entire state of florida

See a provider as soon as 2-3 days after being approved

WHY YOU SHOULD CHOOSE PARADISE BEHAVIORAL FOR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH CARE?

Paradise Behavioral Health is now offering telemedicine service to the entire state of Florida. Get an appointment with one of our professionally trained providers in as short as 2-3 days after your application is approved. In order to consider your application you must submit an online application and complete all of our intake forms. Telemedicine appointments receive the same high quality care and clinical outcomes as an in-office appointment. Most commercial and government insurances are accepted.

MAKE LIFE EASIER WITH TELEMEDICINE

What are the main benefits of virtual appointments:

OUR TELEMEDICINE POLICY

Paradise takes your safety and privacy seriously which is why these policies have been put in place. We want to make sure you receive the best telemedicine experience and the highest quality of care.

WHAT INSURANCE DO WE ACCEPT?

Your mental health care is our #1 priority. You deserve access to 5-star quality care, which is why we accept over 30 commercial and government insurances.

 

If you are new to Paradise, you will be asked to fill out a ‘New Patient Packet’ which includes your personal, medical, and mental health history. This information will allow us to verify your insurance and help us understand what your needs are.

 

Review our complete list of accepted insurances or call our office at 941-347-8341 to speak with one of our team members about our self-pay option.

Our application process is quick and easy

The fastest way to get an appointment is to apply online or call our office at (941) 347-8341

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Telemedicine, also known as telehealth or virtual care, is the use of telecommunications technology to provide healthcare services remotely.

The benefits of telemedicine include increased access to care, convenience, improved quality of care, cost savings, and reduced risk of infection transmission.

Telemedicine can be used for a variety of healthcare services, including psychiatric evaluations, med management, therapy, case management, MAT programs, and more.

You will need a device with a camera and microphone, such as a smartphone, tablet, or computer, as well as a reliable internet connection. We use Zoom as our telemedicine platform.

Yes, telemedicine platforms use encryption and other security measures to protect your personal health information. Telemedicine consultations are also subject to the same privacy regulations as in-person consultations.

Please make sure that you properly enable your audio on your device by clicking on “Call Using Internet Audio” when joining the call. Also, make sure that the volume on your device is turned up/on and not on mute.

If you are unable to set up Zoom on your personal device, you can come into our office to do your telemedicine appointment. We will not provide technical support over the phone, we can only help you set up Zoom by coming into our office.

The cost of telemedicine services may vary depending on your healthcare provider and insurance coverage. Some providers may offer telemedicine services at a lower cost than in-person visits. Please check with your provider to see what the cost will be for your specific visit.

Many insurance companies now cover telemedicine services. Please check with your insurance provider to see if telemedicine is covered under your plan or you can text or call our office at (941) 347-8341.

You must schedule an appointment with our office to submit a drug test at least 7 days before your appointment. We are open for drug tests Monday-Thursday 9am-4pm.

We have had problems with patients receiving telemedicine and patient portal emails sent to their Hotmail and Yahoo account. We recommend using another email address such as Gmail for your patient portal account. Please text or call our office at (941) 347-8341 and we can update your email address for you.

The fastest and easiest way to schedule a telemedicine appointment is by completing an online application. Apply Online Today. You can also text or call our office at (941) 347-8341 to complete an application.

If you prefer to have an in-person visit, you may request one. Most of our providers offer in-person and telemedicine appointments. Office appointments are limited and may require additional time before your first appointment.

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