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Question about medical records? Who owns them?

Question about medical records? Who owns them?

You do: The law in the us is that you own the information, the physician owns its physical form, and it can never be withheld from you. ...Read more

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Why do so many medical offices ask for unnecessary & intrusive personal information (ssn, drivers licenses) unrelated to medical records?

Why do so many medical offices ask for unnecessary & intrusive personal information (ssn, drivers licenses) unrelated to medical records?

Required by law: It is required by law & insurance contracts that they have with companies & that you signed with those same companies. They need to make sure you are who you say you are & that they have proof. Also, if there is any legal question in the future, they can prove that they verified your identity. Finally, insurance companies use this info to track your health & put it into a central database. ...Read more

Brittany Chan Dr. Chan
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Can med students answer questions on healthtap, or just licensed physicians?

Brittany Chan Dr. Chan
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Can med students answer questions on healthtap, or just licensed physicians?

Licensed physicians: A select group of medical students can do the research and propose answers for questions on HealthTap. Next, their answers are verified, edited, and approved by licensed physicians on HealthTap. Finally, when such an answer is posted, an acknowledgment line appears under the answer, crediting the medical student for his assistance. HealthTap doctors enjoy mentoring medical students. ...Read more

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Are there healthcare providers other than physicians (e.G. M.D.'s, d.O.'s) on healthtap who answer questions?

Are there healthcare providers other than physicians (e.G. M.D.'s, d.O.'s) on healthtap who answer questions?

Yes: Other professionals with doctorate degrees that are on healthtap include: dentists, oral surgeons, pharmacists, podiatrists, and clinical psychologists. They are licensed by their professions. ...Read more

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How do you obtain personal medical records?

Request it: You need to request it from the doctor's office or healthcare facility. They will have a form for you to complete or ask you to send in a signed, written request. They can also charge you for reproduction costs (modest fee). ...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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Why do health insurance plans require a medical exam?

Why do health insurance plans require a medical exam?

Insurers are in the: Business of collecting premiums and paying as few claims as possible. Some ask a few questions, deferring an exam, many want not only historical data, an exam, but urine and blood work. If they do not see what they like, you wll not be offered a policy. ...Read more

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Who owns personal medical records?

Personal medical rec: You as patient have right and access to a full copy. ...Read more

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Define health psychology please?

Define health psychology please?

See below...: Health psychology is a specialty area that focuses on how biology, psychology, behavior & social factors influence health & illness. Assessment & therapy are formulated to study the mind/body connection & facilitate healing. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Do mental health professionals attend medical school?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Do mental health professionals attend medical school?

Med. school: Being one, I attended medical school, then residency training program, then fellowship to specialize in Psychiatry. ...Read more

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How do we breathe? (this is for an assessment question, detailed answers please!)

How do we breathe? (this is for an assessment question, detailed answers please!)

Search Internet: Rather than re-invent the wheel, especially because I have no idea how much detail you want/need, i suggest you search the internet where i found the following answers: http://www.Webmd.Com/lung/how-we-breathe, http://www.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/health/health-topics/topics/hlw/whathappens.Html, http://www.Lung.Ca/children/grades4_6/respiratory/how_we_breathe.Html, and http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/breathing. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao Dr. Rao
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Personal medical records? How private are they?

Dr. Gutti Rao Dr. Rao
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Should be private: Personal medical records are ought to be private and confidential. If you are storing on a web site make sure the site has good security. The doctors offices and the hospitals are already aware of the hippa policies and they do not divulge any information except for purposes of insurance companies and other referring doctors. ...Read more

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What are the chances to fail in medical examination for visa interview? Visa interview

What   are   the   chances   to   fail   in   medical   examination   for   visa   interview? Visa   interview

May or may not.: If you are healthy all your life and you have normal chest x-p, I see no reason of failing visa interview. However, for example, if you have a abnormal shadow in the lung, you may be suspected of having TB. You may have to show more evidence to tell that your lung shadow is simply an inactive scar tissue, by providing older chest x-ps. ...Read more

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Please recommend an accurate, printable online psychological test?

Any online: Any test online is not an 'industry standard' and subjected to rigorous peer review and data sampling. ...Read more

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Can a phd (licensed speech therapist) disclose patients records?

Can a phd (licensed speech therapist) disclose patients records?

Without knowing more: Without knowing more details it is difficult to offer a precise answer. The bottom line though is that all licensed clinicians and their office staff are subject to following hipaa(health insurance portability and accountability act which provide for medical record confidentiality while setting standards for communication between providers and non providers. ...Read more

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Hello..are there any good websites that provide good online counseling.. Adolescent.. Family counselling..??? ThanK u

Hello..are there any good websites that provide good online counseling.. Adolescent.. Family counselling..??? ThanK u

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. It is most appropriate for individual therapy. I am also available here on HealthTap for consultations. ...Read more

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