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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

Dr. Rebecca Canner
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Rural Health Concerns (Definition)

Rural health concerns are the unique health problems that arise in rural settings. These problems may include access to specialist physicians or emergency rooms, as well as injuries or illnesses that are ...Read more


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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

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What age do you have to be to go to women's health services alone?

What age do you have to be to go to women's health services alone?

Varies by state: It appears that AZ is the last state requiring adulthood (=age 18) for this independence. This is not to say that a parent/guardian could not drive to/from Gyn and allow privacy between Dr & patient to discuss women's health issues. ...Read more

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Please answer! what services are there for adults who are struggling with mental health?

Please answer! what services are there for adults who are struggling with mental health?

Several: There are several options available like seeing a psychiatrist, therapist or going to a support group. If you have insurance, you can give them a call and ask for a list of their mental health providers. The phone book should also have a list of services. Nami is good educational/support program here is their link :http://www.Nami.Org/mstemplate.Cfm?Site=nami_oregon. ...Read more

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My first question is, after my first free health question what is the cost for this service?

My first question is, after my first free health question what is the cost for this service?

No charge: There is no charge for answers to informational questions on HealthTap. You may ask as many as you wish, and the answers will usually be there already, or we will ask doctors to answer your question for free. Doctors charge their own rates for one on one private virtual consultations, which can include lab tests, prescriptions, treatment recommendations tips and checklists. ...Read more

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Could there be a demand for mental health services for deaf people?

Absolutely yes: Yes. Deaf culture is a culture that is often overlooked, contains unwritten rules like other cultures, and requires culturally empathic individuals that can assist with various mental health conditions. Check put gallaudet university in dc to see what i mean. Good luck! ...Read more

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What services does home health care provide?

What services does home health care provide?

Home Health Care: House chores r not covered. Home health care is not covered by insurances unless pt. Came just out of the hospital, and usually has a limited number of days. With the breakup of the family ( families living far from another), families with less children, and women working, no one can take care of sick elderly. Then... Need an assisted living facility or nursing home or home help paid by pt ...Read more

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What kinds of services can home health care provide?

What kinds of services can home health care provide?

Skilled nursing/PTOT: Think of home health as providing skilled nursing needs +/- PT/OT. That means education re med mgmt, heart disease, emphysema, diabetes etc. Wound care. IV fluids, shots, Foley care, etc. Check out http://www.medicare.gov/what-medicare-covers/home-health-care/home-health-care-what-is-it-what-to-expect.html for more details. Of note, home health will not cover non-skilled needs eg housekeeping ...Read more

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How to get psychiatric services without health insurance?

How to get psychiatric services without health insurance?

Several options: Depending on your income, you may qualify for county mental health services; check the government pages in the phone book or online. If you have resources, many psychiatrists greatly prefer direct pay rather than going through health insurance. ...Read more

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How to get behavioral psychiatric services without health insurance?

How to get behavioral psychiatric services without health insurance?

Pay for them: Lots of practitioners of behavioral therapy are not covered with insurance and accept only direct pay. If that's not feasible, depending on the need, if this is for a child, the school may authorize and pay for behavioral services through an individualized education plan (iep). Also, if you meet criteria, public insurance (medicaid) may pay for such care. ...Read more

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Is developmental/behavioral pediatrics a form of mental health service?

Yes: If your child has a developmental, learning, or behavioral problem, a developmental-behavioral pediatrician has the training and expertise to evaluate and care for your child. Developmental-behavioral pediatricians possess training and experience to consider, in their assessments and treatments, the medical and psychosocial aspects of children’s developmental and behavioral problems. ...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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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 your service treat children that already have diagnosis and medication history for mental health and seizures?

Does your service treat children that already have diagnosis and medication history for mental health and seizures?

Wrong site: The public Healthtap site is an information center. We do not diagnose or treat any medical condition. That disclaimer is provided within the site materials.There is a separate paid concierge service called Healthtap Prime that offers some services when they can reasonably be done online.Check site details for information. ...Read more

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Need to do mental health evaluation recommended by the court. Any free service in clearwater? Unemployed, no money.

Need to do mental health evaluation recommended by the court. Any free service in clearwater? Unemployed, no money.

Clearwater: You can try contacting your county mental health department, but it is pretty unlikely they will do court-mandated evaluation for free. ...Read more

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Plz I need a clarification the premium service consult in health tap could not give me a medicine or anti anxiety medicine?

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the premium service consult in health tap could not give me a medicine or anti anxiety medicine?

Hard to predict: Each consultation and each doctor is different, as is each patient. It is an art providing medical care. That means one cannot predict whether or not a patient will get a medicine prescribed online or not. The fee is the same, whether or not a prescription is given. Generally, narcotics, drugs that others may abuse, psychiatric drugs, diet pills, erection enhancing drugs, etc., are not prescribed. ...Read more

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Where can I get an endoscopy and how much would it cost? I do not have health insurance. What kind of clinics provides this kind of service and how much would it cost?

Where can I get an endoscopy and how much would it cost? I do not have health insurance. What kind of clinics provides this kind of service and how much would it cost?

You need: To see either a gastroenterologist or colon and rectal surgeon, who will perform the test. As to cost you may be able to negotiate a reduced fee or a payment plan with the doctor and the facility where it is performed. Sometime a county hospital system if available may be able to help defray the cost. ...Read more

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Are occupational health services (chemical testing) really necessary for non-risk occupations?

Are occupational health services (chemical testing) really necessary for non-risk occupations?

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 more

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Inspection Services (Definition)

Inspection services are government-run quality assurance organizations that mandate public health regulations, such as ...Read more