Top
20
Doctor insights on: Medical Help For Illegal Immigrants

Share
1

1
Can medicaid pay for medical massage therapy under any circumstances?

Can medicaid pay for medical massage therapy under any circumstances?

Unlikely/rare: It depends on your state medicaid regulations. The only condition likely to get paid for that is for lymphedema treatment because treatment effects are objectively measurable. ...Read more

2

2
Wanted to know where can I find mental health services for an illegal immigrant?

Ask this group: Here is an organization helping to meet the mental health needs of undocumented immigrant youth. They may have some resources for you http://undocuhealth.Org/. ...Read more

4

4
Are there any massage programs for survivors on disability for mental illness?

Are there any massage programs for survivors on disability for mental illness?

Massage: Not sure if there are any approved massage indications for mental illness even if you had fibromylagia I do not believe there are massage programs to the best of my knowledge. ...Read more

5

5
Do abortion clinics provide any other services besides abortions?

Do abortion clinics provide any other services besides abortions?

Some do: Some offer birth control counseling and prescribe various birth control methods. Some provide routine gynecological care. This is going to depend on the clinic and the services the offer. Their website or front desk should be able to describe their services. ...Read more

7

7
Is there any legal medical use for peyote?

Not legally: Peyote is not a drug prescribed by physicians. ...Read more

9

9
18 F. Physically abused. Difficult to seek legal help. Can get killed if family figures during investigation. No family support. Any suggestion for me?

Abuse: Go to a shelter for abuse victims if one is available,at 18 you are an emancipated adult who can make your own decisions.Try seeking help/shelter at a religious establishment other than of your own faith,or if trustworthy the Police. ...Read more

10

10
Do you think there are any opportunists for international medical students like form India to get their residentsy done in the United States?

Certainly: Without foreign medical graduates, we would not be able to provide services for all the hospitals that need residents. Some of the best physicians at the top hospitals in the country did their training at international medical schools. ...Read more

11

11
Is there any provision for free residential care for elderly people with mental illness?

Is there any provision for free residential care for elderly people with mental illness?

Chck medicaid: Check with your sate medicaid program if this patient is eligible, some states have home aid service. ...Read more

12

12
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

13

13
Why do some companies ask for a pre-employment medical test?

Why do some companies ask for a pre-employment medical test?

Possible reasons: might include insuring that you have the requisite health for the job. Also, it is important to have base-line health assessment - because a person may stated that they develop health problems at the job or while employed. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
Any financial support for international with I guess would be 'no medical insurance'? Any way to get cheaper consults / evaluations? Options? Thanks.

Any financial support for international with I guess would be 'no medical insurance'?
Any way to get cheaper consults / evaluations?
Options? Thanks.

Probably not: Telemedicine is still in its infancy. As far as I know right now this is the best price you can get. Keep in mind, it is still cheaper than going to an urgent care center, or a hospital. And it is much less time-consuming than most other options. But of course always know that if your condition is serious you should absolutely go to see a physician face-to-face. ...Read more

15

15
Are there forums or website for medical residents who want to ask questions from attendings/consultant?

Are there forums or website for medical residents who want to ask questions from attendings/consultant?

Residents: Surely all medical residents have direct interaction with attendings and consultants. If that is not the case you MUST report this to the doctor(s) in charge of education for medical residents. What you report is simply unacceptable. Please let me know how this works out. ...Read more

17

17
How can I find a startup advisor from the medical profession for my fertility medical tourism initiative ?

How can I find a startup advisor from the medical profession for my fertility medical tourism initiative
?

Place ad in OB: If you are seeking a medical professional place an ad on linked in or a local OB may be interested. ...Read more

18

18
Have a friend looking for dentist. Is ineligible for public insurance programs. Can't afford doctor himself. Lives in colorado. Any other way/clinic?

Dental school: Your friend can seek treatment at a dental school or hospital residency program that can treat him. Follow the below link for other resources: http://cdaonline.Org/index.Php?Option=com_content&view=article&id=46&itemid=90. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
19

19
I travel to Asia. Is there personal liability in buying and providing prescription medication(for diabetes) for a friend from overseas?

I travel to Asia. Is there personal liability in buying and providing prescription medication(for diabetes) for a friend from overseas?

Medication: Make sure you check with a physician prior to giving to your friend to make sure the medication is exactly what it says it is. Other than that, saving money is always a plus ...Read more