Always Best Care Introduces Always on Call – Offering Free 24/7 Access to Physicians

January 23, 2014 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
Roseville, CA Always on Call, a new service which provides free 24/7 telephone access to physicians, has been launched by Always Best Care Senior Services at its offices throughout the USA, announced Michael Newman, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Always Best Care.

Always on Call clearly differentiates Always Best Care offices from those of other home care companies," he said. "It is a unique program that can truly be a lifeline for our clients and their families."

Always Best Care is one of the nation's leading providers of non-medical in-home care, assisted living placement services and skilled home health care. Services are delivered through an international network of nearly 190 independently owned and operated franchise territories.

With Always on Call, clients and their families can contact physicians anytime night or day, explained Mr. Newman. Always on Call can be used anytime, including …

  • When you are considering an ER or urgent care center for a non-emergency issue
  • You need a non-narcotic prescription refill
  • Your child, spouse or elderly parent is ill
  • You can't take time off from work or school
  • Traveling and in need of medical care
  • Your primary physician is not available
  • You want to avoid the co-pay, or cost of a visit

  • Always on Call is powered by 24hourMDNow, and is provided free by Always Best Care to clients and their families who utilize 5 hours or more of in-home care per month. Importantly,
    Always on Call is a telemedicine service, and should not be confused with health insurance.

    Always on Call is in addition to the compassionate in-home care and assisted living finder and referral services already offered by all Always Best Care offices throughout the country, added Mr. Newman. "Always on Call means immediate phone access to a medical doctor for a personal consultation/diagnosis. There's no travel, no waiting room, no appointment, no doctor bill!"

    Mr. Newman outlined several key features of Always on Call, including

  • Provided free to all clients of Always Best Care offices around the country
  • Up to six (6) free personal physician consultations per year are included with the Always on Call service. Additional consultations are available at a small charge.
  • Available to all ages children through seniors
  • No social security number required
  • Immediate access in either English or Spanish
  • The physician may prescribe and send prescriptions to patient's pharmacy of choice
  • Pharmacies are called back to verify prescriptions are being filled
  • Every medical doctor consultation receives a follow-up call within 36 hours
  • Will fax excused absence medical release for school or paid time off (PTO) for work
  • At your option, your consultation medical records will be shared with your Primary Care Physician (PCP)
  • No application or set-up fee
  • Doctor consultations available in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia

  • For more information about Always Best Care and services offered, call toll-free 1-855-470-CARE (2273), or visit For information on Always Best Care franchise opportunities, call toll-free 1-855-430-CARE (2273) or visit,