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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
The hospital have: Some body to file complains, usually public relation office. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 7 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Plz I need a clarification
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
20 year old male, having some romance problems and real trouble concentrating on my studies. Should I see student health services?
Concentration Proble: Yes if grades are dropping and having trouble relating to other people in your life. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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