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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Inspection Services (Overview)

Inspection services are government-run quality assurance organizations that mandate public health regulations, such as those for restaurant cleanliness.


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Way to file a complaint to hospital inspection services?

Way to file a complaint to hospital inspection services?

The hospital have: Some body to file complains, usually public relation office. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Inspection Services (Overview)

Inspection services are government-run quality assurance organizations that mandate public health regulations, such as those for restaurant cleanliness.


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Can dentists provide urgent care?

Can dentists provide urgent care?

Absolutely: Just like any other medical specialty, there are emergent situations in dental field. Common examples are severe dental pain, maxillary-facial trauma, severe infection, etc. Most dental offices have emergency hotlines and oncall doctors. However, if it is a life theratening situation or severe infection beyond toothache, you should go to hospital based dental clinic or an oral surgeron office. ...Read more

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Who can file a complaint to the health inspection services?

Who can file a complaint to the health inspection services?

Anyone: Anyone can file a comlaint against a doctor, hospital, clinic, etc. A doctors credentials are also available online for you to see on your state's medical website. ...Read more

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Are health care providers required by law to charge the copay?

Are health care providers required by law to charge the copay?

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? Health care providers who participate in these plans are generally receiving less than their normal private fees anyway. ...Read more

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How are preventive care services covered under the new health care reform law?

How are preventive care services covered under the new health care reform law?

Access for all: Unfortunately, our focus in the us is on treatment rather than prevention. However, accountable care organizations are designed to care for populations of patients rather than just hospital care. Therefore, it will be in everyone's best interest to keep people well and out of the hospital. Probably the most important part of the affordable care act is the provision for healthcare for all. ...Read more

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What services do family planning clinics provide?

Often provide: "Contraceptive counseling, Contraceptive implant insertion & removal, IUD insertion & removal ,Oral contraceptives, Injectable Contraceptives, Emergency contraception, sterilization" as well as education & various options for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Immigration medical exam?

Immigration medical exam?

Basic exam: The immigration medical exam is a basic physical to insure the applicant is in reasonable health. It is also used to make sure the applicant has no communicable (infectious) diseases. ...Read more

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Electronic health records allow sharing with insurance companies, right?

Electronic health records allow sharing with insurance companies, right?

Yes, but...: ...Guess what? Insurance companies can also look at your paper records too. Built into the contracts they sign with doctors, insurance companies can "audit" a physician to look at their clinical notes. This is to prevent overbilling or incorrectly billing. So your insurance company already has access to all of your medical records. An ehr would make it easier to share those records. ...Read more

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Do hospitals look at an employee's medical record when hiring them? Are medical records confidential?

Do hospitals look at an employee's medical record when hiring them? Are medical records confidential?

Medical records are: confidential. Without your permission they cannot look at your medical records. If an employer requires drug testing they need to let their employees know the policy as well. ...Read more

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Do health insurers often exclude maternity care from insurance plans?

Do health insurers often exclude maternity care from insurance plans?

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 for many conditions including pregnancy for a period of 4-8 months after signing up to prevent people with no insurance or competing insurance from jumping into a new plan while already having a condition. ...Read more

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Whats the us preventive services task force?

Whats the us preventive services task force?

CREATED IN 1984: It was created in 1984 is an independent group of national experts in prevention and evidence based medicine that works to improve the health of all americans by making evidence based recommendations about clinical preventive services, such as screening , counselling services or preventive medications. ...Read more

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Do americans visiting england receive free medical care from public hospitals?

Do americans visiting england receive free medical care from public hospitals?

I suspect not: You have to have id to be properly cared for. If you do not have the proper id - they will attempt to bill you or your insurance. ...Read more

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Which state agencies regulate public health care?

Which state agencies regulate public health care?

State health dept: All states have a department of public health although the names might be a little different. Most counties and cities also have such departments. Their job frequently involves promotion rather than regulation and they get involved in epidemics, disease clusters, communicable disease, public sanitation including cleanliness in restaurants, etc. ...Read more

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Are there special services your office offers?

Are there special services your office offers?

See list: There are many special services available in our office including: mohs surgery phototherapy iontophoresis microdermabrasion chemilal peels Botox juvaderm hair removal laser. ...Read more

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What preventive care services must an elderly widow receive?

What preventive care services must an elderly widow receive?

Elderly widow preven: These are no different than a married or single elderly female except ypu need screening for depression and being lonely. ...Read more

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Are personal health records services or products regulated by accredited organization or gov?

Are personal health records services or products regulated by accredited organization or gov?

Some laws govern: In recent years, the government has passed laws that set rules for protecting personal health information. I'm sure the laws apply to people and businesses that handle personal health information, regardless of whether or not a person or business is labeled a "personal health records service". ...Read more

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Does the office offer provide preventive vaccinations?

Does the office offer provide preventive vaccinations?

WHAT OFFICE ?: This is an internet site providing medical information. If you want to know what services are provided at a specific office, you must contact them directly. Availability varies with the type and practice patterns of the office. ...Read more

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Should employers have access to employee health records?

Should employers have access to employee health records?

Depends: Generally employee health records are not readily available except in cases of information on fmla forms and sometimes for particular job requirements. People should know that more information is available to employers in regards to diagnoses, etc when they get that information from employer sponsored health plans. ...Read more

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What all services does home-based healthcare assistance cover?

What all services does home-based healthcare assistance cover?

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 assisted living home, most nursing homes, most group homes, many doctor centers. The demise of the family unit and all the things inherent in that, are all on the rise. Home is where the heart is; we've lost our way. Can we find our metaphorical home? ...Read more

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What blind rehabilitation services will the va offer for veterans?

What blind rehabilitation services will the va offer for veterans?

Many: The va offers mobility training, vision aids for low vision, psychological counseling and family service. Service connected veterans with low vision related to their service are eligible without question for these. Others might be eligible depending upon their individual circumstances. ...Read more

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Who can file a complaint to the health inspection services?

Anyone: Anyone can file a comlaint against a doctor, hospital, clinic, etc. A doctors credentials are also available online for you to see on your state's medical website. ...Read more

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Way to file a complaint to hospital inspection services?

The hospital have: Some body to file complains, usually public relation office. ...Read more

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What service you provide?

What service you provide?

HealthTap services: HealthTap provides users easy access to virtual consultations with doctors (fee-based), and to free informational answers to simple questions. Patients asking questions can select the general information forum or the fee-based personal medical care forum. HealthTap's site also has years of brief questions and answers that users can easily access, to find instant answers to their similar concerns. ...Read more

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What services do you provide?

What services do you provide?

HealthTap services: HealthTap provides users instant access to virtual consultations with doctors (fee-based) and free informational answers to simple questions. Patients asking questions can select the general information forum or the fee-based personal medical care forum. HealthTap's site also has years of brief questions and answers that users can easily access, to find instant answers to their similar concerns. ...Read more

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I would like to cancel my service?

No problem: Hello, If you would like to cancel your subscription, just contact the customer service. You can try this number if you don't see a number to call: 650-376-6010. ...Read more

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Is you team granted me a free service?

Depends : If you use the basic service your questions can be answered in academic al way. But if you want personal consult and specific recommendations the you can utilize the paying service ...Read more

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Do you provide service in Quebec?

Yes.: I'm registered at the College des Medecins du Québec. I offer family medicine services at www.drfaviel.com, and here, I am able to cover a lot of the common issues we encounter in telemedicine and I work at a physical clinic in South Shore of Montreal. I speak French, English and Spanish fluently, if you need help, please get a hold of us. One thing I can promise is that I'll try to help you out. ...Read more

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What services do doctors provide?

What services do doctors provide?

Best: Diagnoses and treatment, medication prescription, epidemiology and protection of population from the spread of infections, prophylaxis to name a few. ...Read more

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Can we have to pay for ambulance service?

Depends: Unfortunately, the answer to that is that it depends on where you are and which service responds. Some municipal agencies charge, others do not. Some volunteer agencies charge, others do not. Usually can learn more about the ems agency / rescue squad that covers your home/work area by searching on internet. ...Read more

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What kind of service the office provides?

What kind of service the office provides?

Full Service Ob/Gyn: The office is a full service ob/gyn practice and provides care for high risk pregnancy, family planning, gyn cancer screening and urogynecology service that include corrective surgery for pelvic organs prolapse and urine incontinenc and problems of the mature women and consultation. ...Read more

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Had a badd experience with crisis services?

Had a badd experience with crisis services?

Question: Is this a comment or question? I'm sorry you had a bad experience. I would call back on monday, ask to speak with a supervisor about your experience. ...Read more

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Whats the us preventive services task force?

CREATED IN 1984: It was created in 1984 is an independent group of national experts in prevention and evidence based medicine that works to improve the health of all americans by making evidence based recommendations about clinical preventive services, such as screening , counselling services or preventive medications. ...Read more

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Are there special services your office offers?

See list: There are many special services available in our office including: mohs surgery phototherapy iontophoresis microdermabrasion chemilal peels Botox juvaderm hair removal laser. ...Read more

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What caregiving services can I find in my town?

What caregiving services can I find in my town?

Resources: The national association of professional geriatric care managers http://www.Caremanager.Org/ may be able to help you find services in your town. This is an organization of people whose work it is to gather such services and help families get what's needed for their loved ones. You can enter your geographic area & find a care manager, who can help assess the situation & work with you on this. ...Read more

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How can my taxes pay for emergency room services?

How can my taxes pay for emergency room services?

Public hospitals: Under EMTALA emergency rooms have to see any arrivals and treat them until stable irrespective of the insurance coverage. Private hospitals past the cost on to the insured. Public hospitals pass it on to the taxpayers. When Trumpcare is passed, taxes will have to pay for the 24 million new uninsured. ...Read more

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What does the dept of health and social services do?

What does the dept of health and social services do?

Http://www.hhs.gov/: The department of health and human services (hhs) is the United States government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves. ...Read more

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Can people with poor mental health get a service dog?

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Can people with poor mental health get a service dog?

Service dog: Sure, if prescribed by their Psychiatrist as part of their therapy. ...Read more

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Is there a helpful online counseling service in the u.S.?

Is there a helpful online counseling service in the u.S.?

BetterHelp: If you are absolutely set on trying an online counseling service, I recommend BetterHelp.com. I am available at: https://www.betterhelp.com/jerry-smith. Click on the "Work with me!" button. ...Read more

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