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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Neither↓Cost≠↑Health: Humans largely ignore health until feel bad &/or scared, health fantastically complex & humans have many ways to compensate for disease.; no s ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Costs↑ Quality↓ Why?: Services of others are not free, everyone wants to be paid. Medicine complex, mostly about symptoms of advanced disease, not health, Why? Humans have ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Independent agent: I suggest if you are not very familiar with all the terminology and lawyer talk that these plans have, that you utilize an independent insurance agent ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Neither↓Cost≠↑Health: Humans largely ignore health until feel bad &/or scared, health fantastically complex & humans have many ways to compensate for disease; ∴ no ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
No: An insurance policy cannot force you to have a particular therapy. However, the doctors in these plans are evaluated on how well they follow guideline ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
ACA does: Cover vision but not dental.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Access for all: Unfortunately, our focus in the us is on treatment rather than prevention. However, accountable care organizations are designed to care for populatio ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience in Dentistry
Apples/Oranges: Obama care (affordable care act) is a legislative initiative to make private insurance available to more people. If you go to healthcare.Gov you will ... Read More
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Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience in Clinical Psychology
I don't think anyone: Knows yet how it will impact on doctors. I am hoping it will help provide mental health care for high risk young men who do not have insurance after a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurdeep Sareen
Specializes in Pharmacology
Depends: Coverage of these services and the extent to which these services are covered are all dependent on the type of plan. Many plans do cover for those ty ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Chin
41 years experience in Dentistry
Yes: Some dentists are available for after hours care but most if not all have some way of being reached in an emergency. Check your dental listings for de ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Insurance co-pays: I cannot know about every state and every insurance company, but to the best of my knowledge yes. And why wouldn't they even if they were not required ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. NAMIRAH JAMSHED
24 years experience in Geriatrics
Multiple: A robust house call program can provide medical care, phlebotomy, ekg, simple procedures like biopsy and joint injections. Some specialized programs c ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
Very little, but...: The key to good health is to remove the fear, the anonymity, the loneliness, the isolation inherent in the settings one is in: most hospitals, most as ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
You are responsible: to pay the amount of your deductible out of pocket each year before your insurance company will pay anything. If you have a $2000,00 deductible you ar ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Not often: This has generally been legislated out of most plans although it was common in the past. Many plans, however, have time limitations so no coverage fo ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Determine cost: When choosing a healthcare plan, most people start with the monthly cost. What is your budget for your insurance? This can vary based on deductibles, ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience in Family Medicine
Not always.: There are many different insurance plans out there with different charges and copays for er visits. How much you will have to pay all depends on your ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: They will enter in to equal distribution system. This may affect their previlages in long run. Socialised health care for all to be precise....Join t ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Vanko
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Medicaid: Medicaid will pay for birth contro pills , iuds, implanon, shots, and when you are ready, sterilization for women.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
42 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: Generally there is coverage for critical care if you have medicare. Payment is linked to diagnoses and is fixed, so it doesn't cover all charges. Howe ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
24 years experience in Geriatrics
See below: State sponsored medicaid will cover the long term care if you apply with specific qualification. Medicare will not covered unless if you are on medica ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jakub Juros
17 years experience in Wilderness Medicine
Yep.: Shure does.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Complex answer: Using the current system & increasing coverage will not work. The new system will have a large primary care base for prevention and early detection o ... Read More
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