Complete a questionnaire to help us understand your symptoms. Once completed, a member of the UPMC medical staff will review your answers.

Complete a questionnaire to help us understand your symptoms. Anytime, 24/7. Once completed, a member of the UPMC medical staff will review your answers.

Patients will schedule an online chat session via a secure messaging system with UPMC medical staff and receive a personal diagnosis and treatment plan.

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For only $38 (or less, depending on insurance coverage) you get secure access to world-class UPMC care without leaving your home or office. We'll even send a prescription* to your pharmacy, if needed.

*Prescriptions, if needed, must be paid for separately by the patient.

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UPMC AnywhereCare offers medical care for non-emergency conditions. If you think you may be experiencing life-threating symptoms, call 911 or seek immediate medical attention. You must be over the age of 18 to use UPMC AnywhereCare.

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Coughs, colds, allergies - anything that's keeping you from being at your best. UPMC AnywhereCare gives patients with non-emergency symptoms like these the opportunity to get the quality care they need online quickly. Anytime. Anywhere in Pennsylvania.

No traffic or parking hassles. No waiting to schedule an appointment or sitting in a waiting room. Instead, you can chat with a healthcare professional online and get a personalized response from a UPMC provider - usually within 30 minutes of submitting your symptoms. And, if needed, prescriptions can be sent directly to your pharmacy.

The cost of a UPMC AnywhereCare visit is $38 (or less, depending on your insurance provider). Prescriptions, if needed, must be paid for separately by the patient.

Other than with UPMC Health Plan, UPMC AnywhereCare is not currently a participating provider with respect to these telemedicine services with Medicare, Medicaid, or other third party payers. Patients receiving services through UPMC AnywhereCare who are not UPMC Health Plan members therefore acknowledge and agree that claims for such services will not be submitted to these payers nor will they otherwise be covered by such payers. Patients therefore are personally responsible for any charges incurred while receiving care via UPMC AnywhereCare.

The following conditions can be treated via UPMC AnywhereCare:

For Adults

  • Back pain
  • Bronchitis
  • Burn
  • Cold
  • Cold and flu symptoms
  • Cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Flu
  • Genital herpes
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison ivy
  • Rash
  • Red eye
  • Pink eye
  • Scabies
  • Seasonal allergies
  • Shingles
  • Sinus infection
  • Sinus/cold symptoms
  • Sore throat
  • Strep throat
  • Urinary symptoms
  • Vaginal irritation/discharge

For Children Ages 3-18

  • Cold
  • Cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Pink eye
  • Rash
  • Vomiting

Your UPMC AnywhereCare experience starts when you fill out an online questionnaire about your specific symptoms. After the symptom checker questionnaire has been submitted, a member of the UPMC medical team will participate in a secure messaging conversation with you to consult and answer any additional medical questions that will help to make an accurate diagnosis.

Based on your answers to the questionnaire and any follow-up questions, the health care provider will provide an online diagnosis and recommend a personal treatment plan and advice, prepared just for you.

Visit our FAQs to learn more about the providers who will treat you.

UPMC AnywhereCare is available for children ages 3 and older. Symptoms that can be treated are:

  • Cold
  • Cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Pink eye
  • Rash
  • Vomiting

To use this service, the parent or legal guardian must have an active Pediatric Proxy account via MYUPMC for the child to receive services. Pediatric Proxy requires validation of parental rights via MYUPMC and takes one business day to activate. The legal guardian must also have their own active MYIUPMC account. Foster parents are not eligible for Pediatric Proxy or access to services through UPMC AnywhereCare for minor children that they are caring for.

Pediatric UPMC Anywhere Care is available via secure messaging 24/7 and is provided by a licensed physician or certified registered nurse practitioner located in Pennsylvania. Providers rotate coverage to make this service available around the clock.

While our providers will attempt to resolve your child's health care concerns via UPMC AnywhereCare, there may be instances when they will instruct that you take the child for an in-person pediatric visit.

Learn more about Pediatric AnywhereCare services in our FAQs.

UPMC AnywhereCare is HIPAA-compliant. We take great care to ensure that your health information is kept private by using industry standard encryption technology to automatically encrypt your session.