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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
?question: Not sure what your question is here, maybe try re-asking it and someone may be able to help.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Colonoscopy: Current recommendations are to get a colonoscopy at age 50 for screening, then if normal every 10 years. If you have rectal bleeding, unexplained ane ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Visits have both...: Many doctor visits have both preventive care and symptom care. A routine colonoscopy due to a patient's age can be preventive care. But if the patient ... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
Colostomy reversal: since the colostomy was probable a diverting colostomy vs a colostomy where a large amount of colon was removed the reversal should be successful
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 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
You should: contact Customer Relations Health Tap Hope this helps Dr Z
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Kirsh
35 years experience Family Medicine
NO: Health insurance should cover mental health services because most states have parity laws. But insurance dependents on premiums, benefits and exclusio ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Not needed: No insurance is needed to use this site. It is free.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Gurr
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
MH and insurance: I believe all health insurance plans have to cover mental health services. To be sure, call your insurer and ask them directly. Also, ask them if ther ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience 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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jakub Juros
17 years experience Wilderness Medicine
Yep.: Shure does.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boardman
24 years experience General Surgery
Insurance: Most insurances will cover a colonoscopy if the reasons for the colonoscopy are documented. Screening colonoscopies are suppose to be covered accordin ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience 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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Call your doctor: In canada or go to google and do a search.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Holmes
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes - Varies: This will vary from state to state. You will want to get a phone number or web site that you can use to check benefit.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
24 years experience 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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience 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
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Insurance site: Go to your insurance company's website and search for a doctor based on your particular plan and location. There will be a link to provider directory ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
53 years experience Geriatrics
Depends: If you are over 65 & no longer working medicare can become your primary insurance assuming you are eligible under 65 you may qualify if you are disa ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Medicare: As far as i know, medicare does not provide any dental benefits whatsoever, regardless of the state you live in.
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Speak with an insurance agent.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Insurance: You will need to discuss your issues with your insurance carrier since each plan is different and no one answer is correct for everyone.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
400 words or less?: Enemy is us. Inexorable pursuit of health perfection over "good." physician lack of confidence and fear in making diagnoses on history / physical. Bur ... Read More

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