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Asthma Health Screening Programs
Probably not: By chemical testing if you mean biological monitoring for effects of workplace toxins, like lead, asbestos, etc., there's no point in doing this if a worker is not exposed to these substances by the nature of their work, even if the toxins exist somewhere else in the workplace. If you mean drug testing, this is a matter of company policy as it pertains to the drug free workplace act. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Examples are: colonoscopy for colon polyp or cancer; mammograms for breast lesions or cancer; psa a blood test that could indicate enlargement of cancerous prostate tissue; blood sugar or hemoglobin a!c for diabetes. Many think that scanning the whole body will pick up a cancer--in all likelihood, it will not. There also is no good blood test, yet, ...Read more
Contact Univ hosp: McLean Hospital a Harvard Medical School Affiliate is a good start. They may know of other programs in your city. ...Read more
Try use web search: This is one of the sites that gives you some links to psychiatric facilities by state. I'm sure there are many more. Please google. http://www.theagapecenter.com/hospitals/psychiatric.htm#illinois. ...Read more
Are there any programs in u.S. To help young adult aspbergers patients master skills for healthy living? Health, socialization, self care, work, etc?
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 type of services. ...Read more
Does the state of connecticut have a comprehensive dental care program for adult medicaid recipients?Is there a participating provider listing online?
THEY WORK FOR PROFIT: Hmos are for profit businesses, whose main purpose is to make profit for their investors.Examples are united heathcare, oxford health plan, aetna health plan, etc the health of individual is seconadary purpose for them in my opinion they deny care and lot of times against your doctors orders and rest you can see their growth on wall street i call it socialised medicine for profit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Some do and: Some do not. Some of the larger ones like md anderson, mayo and moffitt do offer these services. Cancer rehabilitation has been proven to enhance quality of life and should be offered. If a cancer center does offer cancer rehab, ask your oncologist to send you to a general physiatrist for recommendations and a possible rehabilitation plan. I hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the cornerstones of care plan for elderly besides physical, mental, spiritual health programs?
Attention: Frequent visits from their loved ones!Get a more detailed answer ›
Confusing question: Why would physicians based in the US have any knowledge of the Indian health system ?Try a site based in your country. ...Read more
Health insurance india: are there any health insurance programs that cover post surgery/ongoing medications?
Second opinion: Although im not entirely sure what you mean by biased, i would answer that they generally are not. However, mental health and diagnosis can be very complex and some clinics may be more biased toward one diagnosis vs another. It is always good to seek a second opinion if you arent sure or disagree with one clinics opinion. If several clinics say the same thing then you are on the right track. ...Read more
What are some good discount prescription programs for individuals (not medicare) like cvs health savings pass?
Research: Canada drugs too but make sure the company is reputable... ...Read more
Govt regulation: Emr is being introduced in a phased manner- cms guidelines. All hospitals and offices are to implement electronic records. There are so many technical difficulties with these programs, but they are getting better. As of now, most doctors have not embraced them as well. ...Read more
Yes: The type of plan and level coverage that an insurance company sells through the Obamacare health insurance marketplaces should be the same quality plan as the company sells to people outside of the marketplace program. California's marketplace will sell several levels of coverage. Preventive care services (wellness programs) are in the plans offered to people inside and outside the marketplaces. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there any good data showing that workplace health programs (like paying employees to get yearly pe) does anything measurable for health outcomes?
Some do.: The best way to find out is to ask. Many insurance companies cover nicotine replacement patches and wellbutrin (bupropion) (an oral medication). Chantix (another pill) is not usually covered. 1-800-quit now is a free, personalized telephone support hotline for smoking cessation. And there is www.Quitnet.Com, which is also a good free resource. Good luck! ...Read more
Skin test: Usually as skin test is done to see if the person has been exposed to tb. If the skin test is positive, it is usually followed by chest x-ray to detect active infection. ...Read more
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