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Personal Healthcare Assistants


Personal Healthcare Assistants

About Personal Healthcare Assistants

A Personal Healthcare Assistant is a complementary service each Medicare-age patient at AssociatesMD can benefit from when navigating their healthcare needs. AsscoiatesMD refers to our Personal Healthcare Assistants as PHAs. A PHA is a Personal Healthcare Assistant that is assigned to each clinic and will be the support a Medicare-age patient needs within the clinic setting and beyond. The PHA is there to help make sure you have the support you need in order to achieve your wellness goals. At AssociatesMD in Plantation, Pembroke Pines, Fort Lauderdale, Davie, Weston, Margate, and Dania Beach, Florida, a team of experts can connect you with a Personal Healthcare Assistant who gets to know you and becomes familiar with your needs. Call the office or book an appointment online for a personal health care assistant today. 

Personal Healthcare Assistants Q & A

What are Personal Healthcare Assistants?

A Personal Healthcare Assistant is an AssociatesMD on-site professional aide who provides specialized care to you as an individual. The convenience of a dedicated Personal Healthcare Assistant is to aid you in navigating your health care needs, such as setting up medical appointments both at AssociatesMD and with specialists, addressing concerns you may have about your visits, referrals, and medication refills, and helping with any questions or concerns regarding out of pocket expenses.

Your Personal Healthcare Assistant is there to answer your questions and provide assistance with your health care journey. AssociatesMD provides this service to help patients who need an extra hand with coordinating their own health care and organizing the services they need. 

What do Personal Healthcare Assistants do?

The role of a Personal Healthcare Assistant can include several important duties. Their role can fluctuate based on your changing needs at different stages of your life. 

A Personal Healthcare Assistant at AssociatesMD can help you:

  • Schedule your annual wellness visit
  • Schedule diagnostic tests
  • Review your medical test results in the context of your health
  • Schedule important treatments
  • Coordinate your care with multiple specialists or providers
  • Assure you are completing preventative care testing such as mammograms and colonoscopies
  • Assist with referrals
  • Coordinate medication refills
  • Discuss out-of-pocket Medicare expenses for medications or health care services

Who can benefit from a Personal Healthcare Assistant?

You might benefit from a Personal Healthcare Assistant (PHA) if you are Medicare-age and would like personal assistance navigating your insurance plan, health benefits, preventative care, scheduling your annual wellness visit, and managing any chronic illnesses you may have. While everyone’s exact needs vary, you might consider a PHA for your personal health care guidance if you: 

  • Would like an assistant to help navigate your health needs
  • Would like specialized attention in your coordination of benefits
  • Would like a personal assistant who understands your health history
  • Would like support in achieving your wellness goals
  • Would like assistance in managing and maintaining a chronic illness
  • Have questions about Medicare Advantage plans or benefits
  • Have questions about medications you are taking and need pharmacy assistance

The next time you visit AssociatesMD, the team can talk to you about your needs and determine if and how a Personal Healthcare Assistant can improve your long-term outcome. 

Call AssociatesMD or schedule an appointment online for more information on Personal Healthcare Assistants today.