Frequently Asked Questions
What services do you provide at Skypiatrist.com?
Dr. Buch performs psychiatric evaluations and psychiatric medication management. He treats most psychiatric conditions except ADD/ADHD. Dr. Buch is certified to prescribe suboxone.
Do you accept insurance?
Dr. Buch is in network with Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Healthcare, Oscar, Cigna, Aetna and GHI/Emblem. To schedule an appointment using insurance, schedule a new appointment and choose the "Insurance" option. Enter your insurance information as directed, and schedule your appointment. We will verify your benefits prior to your appointment time. For non-insurance patients, new appointments are $250, and follow up appointments are $150.
How long are the appointments?
New appointments are budgeted for one hour, and follow up appointments 15 minutes. All appointments start on-time. Of course if more time is needed, will make accommodations.
How do I get medications?
Dr. Buch will send electronic prescriptions directly to your pharmacy of choice.
Do you charge for prescription refills?
There is no charge for refilling prescriptions. However all calls the doctor must make to insurance companies for prior authorization are charged $100.
What do I need to use Skypiatrist.com?
You need a laptop or desktop computer with a functioning videocam. You do not need any 3rd party videochat application on your computer, that is built right into our website. At this time, the videochat function does not work on tablets or mobile phones.
What if I have to cancel an appointment?
At Skypiatrist, we understand that life gets in the way and sometimes you can't keep an appointment, so we have a very liberal cancellation policy. You will not be charged if you cancel an appointment at anytime before a scheduled appointment. You can cancel by going on the website and cancelling an appointment, or you can simply email Dr. Buch anytime before the scheduled appointment to cancel. Any payments for the appointment will be returned. However, if no notification is given prior to the appointment time there is a $50 charge for follow up appointments, and $100 for new appointments.
How do I ensure the emails that I receive from Skypiatrist don't go to spam or Junk folder?
For gmail, please follow these instructions Go to Settings > Filters > Create a new filter and you can add the domain name @skypiatrist.com . Then click on create new filter with this search then Check the box "Never send it to Spam" and click on the button "create filter".