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How can I get help to pay for child with cleft lip?

How can I get help to pay for child with cleft lip?

Operation Smile Info: Our U.S. Care network referral service is available to families in the United States, so they may find the help they need for their children. For an operation smile representative who can provide guidance, call 888-677-6453 or 757-321-7645. ...Read more

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Insurance (Definition)

Health insurance is a type of coverage that pays for medical expenses. Health insurance can be provided by an employer, the state or federal government, or ...Read more


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How do you find yourself? Mental health question. Will counselling/therapy help with this?

How do you find yourself? Mental health question. Will counselling/therapy help with this?

Finding yourself: People "find" themselves through all kinds of contexts, usually in relation to others. Some benefit from psychotherapy. Others find interests that call to them, and engage in them persistently. They find that this expresses deep aspects of them. Could be art, music, or countless others. Give your time and energy to what calls you -- and before long, you're feeling whole and engaged yourself. ...Read more

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Will any doctors do pro bono work if a person can't work and need to get seen to help with ssi?

No: If you are paying the lawyer you also need to pay the doctor. Ask the lawyer if he would work for free. The doctor needs to pay malpractice, and all those forms take a lot of time to fill out plus sometimes they will cite you for a deposition. The days of freebies are OVER ...Read more

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How can you get counseling without insurance?

How can you get counseling without insurance?

County, private pay: There are many private counselors out there work specifically on cash basis alone. If finances are a concern, you can find a county clinic or try to locate a fqhc (federally qualified health center), which can plug you into counseling services, and you pay on sliding scale. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can I get emotional support to help me with caregiving?

How can I get emotional support to help me with caregiving?

Emotional support: Firstly, the most important is immediate family. If this is not possible then the priest from your church is ever so important. ...Read more

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How would i get help to pay for medicine?

How would i get help to pay for medicine?

Depends: If you have a specific disease like diabetes, you can contact the local american diabetic association for help. Ask the pharmacist which local agencies provide help. You can also contact the drug company that makes the medication you need and they will sometimes have charitable arrangements. Check with the local public health agency also. ...Read more

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How can you improve your health with psychology?

How can you improve your health with psychology?

Mindfulness....: Mindfulness psychology can help a person gain better insight and awareness of their physical condition opening the door to improvement in mind and body. The mind and body health are connected and improving one invariably improves the other. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i could find access to free mental health services?

Can you tell me how i could find access to free mental health services?

Ning: Locate a local chapter of the national institute of mental health. Or you can call the county's health department for a sliding fee schedule for care. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could health care deductible work?

Can you tell me how could health care deductible work?

Tricky.: Your health insurance resets yearly. Every year you have to pay the 'deductible' before your health insurance covers most services. If it is 2000$, you have to pay 2000$ before the insurance will pay for visits/ x-rays, etc... After the deductible is met, the insurance will pay for their part and you will pay your part, usually 80% them you pay 20%. Your 20% is called co-pay. ...Read more

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For someone suffering with agoraphobia, how do they find a doctor who does home visits so they can get help?

For someone suffering with agoraphobia, how do they find a doctor who does home visits so they can get help?

MayTake Some Digging: I'd recommend searching for a clinical psychologist who specializes in treating phobias & anxiety/panic problems - someone experienced in doing systematic desensitization. Try seeking someone thru the america psychological assn's psychologist locator- http://locator.Apa.Org. Or try the find-provider service of the anxiety disorders assn of america -http://www.Adaa.Org. ...Read more

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How or from whom do you get a mental health assessment?

How or from whom do you get a mental health assessment?

Several options: Psychiatrists (physicians specializing in mental disorders) are the traditional choice, but clinical psychologists, especially those with a phd or psyd degree, have extensive training as well, and are also trained to administer 'paper & pencil' tests for quantitative assessment of iq, memory, and many other factors. Any mental health professional can begin an assessment though. ...Read more

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How will going to a psychiatrist help my mental health?

How will going to a psychiatrist help my mental health?

Diagnosis &Treatment: Psychiatrist is a physician who specializes in dealing with psychiatric disorders which involve any changes in mood, thought process, behavior and cognitive functions. The disorders are primarily brain dysfunctions manifest themselves with signs and symptoms like depression, insomnia, or fear and anxiety. ...Read more

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How much will i donate to a health clinic for their services?

How much will i donate to a health clinic for their services?

Purse: Your choice, affordability, give on regular basis. ...Read more

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How do I find out where can a teenager seek mental health help without parent support?

How do I find out where can a teenager seek mental health help without parent support?

States vary: In whether a teen can consent for mental health. Other options include contacting your local nami (national alliance for mental illness) group nami.Org. During school year- school counselors are also a starting point. Alateen can help if there is family alcoholism http://www.Al-anon.Alateen.Org/how-will-alateen-help-me. However if the teen is suicidal, has a suicide plan, this is an emergency- go. ...Read more

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How can I get motivated to seek help for depression?

How can I get motivated to seek help for depression?

Make a decision-: Do you want to keep feeling this way or start having a better quality of life? You made the first step by posting this quesion on healthtap. Take care. ...Read more

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How can you know if your health insurance will pay for nose plastic surgery?

How can you know if your health insurance will pay for nose plastic surgery?

Consultation.: Seek consultation with a board certified ENT or plastic surgeon. Health insurance companies may cover the “functional” (breathing) aspects of rhinoplasty surgery; your doctor will submit a letter to the insurance company to seek this “authorization”. These insurance companies however will not cover the aesthetic component, if any, of rhinoplasty surgery. Policies will vary... ...Read more

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Unsure how to get help or what help is available for me. Suspected mental health issues. Thoughts?

Unsure how to get help or what help is available for me. Suspected mental health issues. Thoughts?

Start w/ Regular Dr.: You're making a good move to get help for your concerns. It's perfectly fine to ask your regular physician about your mental health concerns. He or she can assist you in getting answers to your questions or setting up an appointment with a psychiatrist or psychologist. There is help available. Just keep asking and sharing the problem with others until you get the help you want. ...Read more

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How can I get health insurance to pay for tummy tuck?

How can I  get health insurance to pay for tummy tuck?

Insurance: Health insurance will pay for excision of overhanging skin if it is severe and hangs way down. Pictures sent to the insurance company may help. ...Read more

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Can you suggest how to get free counselling?

Can you suggest how to get free counselling?

Community Resources : Hi. Look into your county mental health resources. Depending on your situation, you might be eligible for free counseling services. Other places to look are: churches, gay and lesbian centers, ymca, community clinics, training facilities for psychologists (usually college/university affiliated). Support groups are usually free if a group situation would help. Best wishes and good luck. ...Read more

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