FAQs - Physicians
Questions and Answers for Physicians
Do I Have to be Licensed in the State I am Treating Patients or Does My State License Allow Me to See Patients Who Live in a Different State Using Telehealth?
Yes. The physician must be licensed in the state the patient resides to provide telehealth medical services. If the patient is traveling and is located outside of the state of residence, a physician licensed in the state of residence will provide treatment.
Can I Be Licensed in More Than One State?
Yes, telehealth physicians may be licensed in multiple states.
Do Physicians Work in a Central Office or Are They Able to Work Remotely?
Kura MD provides opportunities to work at the corporate office or remotely at a medical facility or home office.
Do Telehealth Physicians Need to Bill for Services?
No all billing is handled by Kura MD for the physicians.
What Are the Available Schedules for Physicians?
Kura MD has for full-time, part-time, and on call schedules available. Kura MD provides patients with access to our virtual clinic 24/7/365.
Do I Need Previous Telehealth Experience to Be a Kura MD Physician?
No, Kura MD will train physicians on how to perform telehealth consultations and how to complete the necessary documentation using our secure EMR and telehealth technology platform.
What Credentials Do I Need to Be a Telehealth Physician?
Kura MD physicians are either an MD or DO. The ideal physician candidate has experience in occupational medicine, ER, or Urgent Care and is familiar with the treatment of injured workers within the workers’ compensation system.
What Type of Patients Does Kura MD Treat?
Kura MD treats employees injured on the job with non-life threatening injuries. Kura MD also sees patients for non-emergent general health conditions through their employer’s wellness program.
What Types of Injuries Does Kura MD Not Treat?
- Actively bleeding lacerations
- Patients with 8/10 pain or greater
- Patients reporting gross deformity of an extremity
- Head injury with loss of consciousness, vomiting, weakness, or vision changes
- Initial lower extremity injury with inability to bear weight
- Patients with back injury reporting loss of bowel or bladder control, or new onset numbness
- Patients with significant force in mechanism of injury (fall from >10ft, front or side collision MVA at >45mph, MVA rollover, or similar)
- Patients that for any reason may require immediate imaging