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Why do doctors ask to see medical records before they will accept you as a new patient , what are they looking for refusing to take you as a patient?

Why do doctors ask to see medical records before they will accept you as a new patient , what are they looking for refusing to take you as a patient?

Benefit Analysis: Weighing whether they can help you, weighing the cost to their reputation, impact on yours, and their qualitity of life. By taking on a potentially difficult situation, or patient, that others have already been unsuccessful in trying to help, the doctor is exposing themselves to potential harm if they fail or success if the perception/reality about their care for you exemplary .Is it worth it? ...Read more

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Please help me. I recently moved and am having trouble getting a doctor to accept a new patient. Currently no one is accepting patients until July. I have a serious problem and cannot wait until July. My insurance also will not allow me to go to an Urgent

Please help me. I recently moved and am having trouble getting a doctor to accept a new patient. Currently no one is accepting patients until July. I have a serious problem and cannot wait until July. My insurance also will not allow me to go to an Urgent

Insurance Problem: Excuse me, but you have horrible insurance. I will not make a political statement. You need to get your insurance involved. You may have to just pay out of pocket to be seen at an urgent care or at a doctors office because you have an insurance that pays so poorly that nobody wants to take it. Another option is HealthTap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more

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What mental doctors excepting. New patients from. Health tap. In chicago. Ill? That way i can ask threw here as well

Accepting: If you are looking for doctors accepting medicare or medicaid, it is getting harder to find them. I think psychologists are far more accessible to medicare only. Medicaid does not reimburse psychologists in il. ...Read more

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Y do some doctors choose not 2 accept uninsured patients? I can afford 2 pay out of pocket but i don't want health insurance right now. #young&healthy

Y do some doctors choose not 2 accept uninsured patients? I can afford 2 pay out of pocket but i don't want health insurance right now. #young&healthy

Most don't: Have a choice because of their contracts with insurance companies. The ic's insist that you charge the same inflated charge to the patients that we bill to the ic's, despite the ic's consistently paying around 60% of what was billed. It's a stupid control game that we all need to fight for change, and regulation of the ic's. That is one of the reason I am concierge. Ic's are evil. My opinion. ...Read more

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What type of blood test do doctors do for new patients?

What type of blood test do doctors do for new patients?

No single answer!: Of course this varies according to the situation, but i often get a blood count (cbc); a comprehensive metabolic panel to assess blood sugar, kidney and liver function; thyroid (tsh); and vitamin d. I offer HIV and herpes tests and other std screens. In some circumstances, we get a fasting cholesterol panel, and/or a hemoglobin alc to evaluate blood sugar over the prior three months. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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What to expect at new patient appointment with family practice doctor? If health history is complex is writing out ahead of time advised?

What to expect at new patient appointment with family practice doctor? If health history is complex is writing out ahead of time advised?

See below.: Every doc is different, but yes. Please write out your story. Try organizing it by: medical issues / hospitalizations surgeries family history social history - alcohol, tobacco, etc. Medication list immunizations screening tests (colon, breast and cervical). ...Read more

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Is there any doctors in san antonio texas writing new prescriptions for new patients for add?

Is there any doctors in san antonio texas writing new prescriptions for new patients for add?

Call Insurance plan: And ask who is covered in your plan in that area who specializes in treating adhd patients. The local medical society may also be able to help. There are also public organizations in most areas, if insurance is a problem, who provide no cost care for indigent or low income families.. ...Read more

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I respect doctors a lot but sometimes I feel that doctors are trying to give you the news too lightly to relieve patients fears ... Am I wrong ?

I respect doctors a lot but sometimes I feel that doctors are trying to give you the news too lightly to relieve patients fears ... Am I wrong ?

Not always: It is not easy to explain to patients why we think and do certain things. For example, if you have neuropathy in your feet, there can be literally hundreds of causes, so if I order tests, I cannot give you answers right away. Even after tests, I still may not know the answer. If there is bad news, at some point, it will have to be told to you. ...Read more