Our Most Frequently Asked Questions
WHAT IS MD ALLY?
MD Ally is a 911 navigation solution nationwide telehealth company compiled of a network of licensed emergency medicine providers who, through 911 dispatch, navigate low-acuity 911 callers to the most appropriate site of care and avoid unnecessary ambulance transports and ED visits that drive excess costs, via the telephone. Our physicians provide medical guidance, low-cost transportation services, and scheduling into more appropriate site for non-emergency 911 callers.
IF I ELECT TO JOIN MD ALLY, WILL I BE CONSIDERED A MD ALLY FULL TIME EMPLOYEE?
No. Each medical provider accepted to join the MD Ally network is hired as a contract employee that moonlights through MD Ally’s Recruitment Management team. All contract employees receive a 1099 annually.
WHAT LICENSES DO MD ALLY REQUIRE?
Providers must be a licensed Doctor of Medicine (MD), Doctor of Osteopathy (DO), Nurse Practitioner (NP), Physician Assistant (PA), or Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS). We also offer moonlighting opportunities to Resident Physicians in the 3rd or 4th year of their residency. MD Ally prefers providers with experience in the field of Emergency Medicine.
DOES MD ALLY HAVE SET SCHEDULES?
MD Ally providers can pick up 4 hour shifts that fit their schedule and work from the comfort of their home or office.
DOES MD ALLY PROVIDE FOLLOW-UP CARE?
No. If follow-up care is required, the provider will recommend the patient see a primary care physician or visit an urgent care setting.
DOES MD ALLY OFFER MEDICAL MALPRACTICE INSURANCE?
Yes. MD Ally takes care of malpractice coverage, which is provided free of charge.
DO I HAVE ACCESS TO THE ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD (EMR)?
Yes. MD Ally requires each provider to accurately record each patient encounter in our electronic medical record system.
ARE THERE ANY TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS?
All providers are required to have the necessary electronic equipment and internet connectivity needed to provide VOIP telehealth care.