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What is a health care system provider?

What is a health care system provider?

See below: Anyone who provides/delivers health care - a doctor, nurse, p.A., dentist, etc. ...Read more

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Can i take methadone and provider for pain?

Can i take methadone and provider for pain?

Yes, you can: Only under pain management supervision. Methadone, a synthetic mu agonist opioid, has pharmaceutical activity similar to morphine. Because it can be taken orally and has an extended duration of action in suppressing withdrawal symptoms in physically dependent individuals, it is frequently used as a substitute for morphine and heroin in addicted patients. Consult your physician for more info. ...Read more

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What to do in DES moines to get to see alternative provider?

What to do in DES moines to get to see alternative provider?

Google: On google, use the words 'alternative provider' + 'des moines' should give you a list of local providers. You could be more specific if you want for instance acupuncture or hypnotherapy by adding that term to the search. ...Read more

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What type providers will I need to see if I have quadriplegia?

What type providers will I need to see if I have quadriplegia?

See below: Depending on the cause of the quadriplegia, the providers that might be involved could be a neurosurgeon, neurologist, physiatrist (rehab specialist), rehab nurses, respiratory, physical and occupational therapists, case managers, social worker, psychologist. The rehabilitation of quadriplegia requires a team approach. ...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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What is your opinion on nurse practitioners as medical providers?

They are valuable : I don't think they should practice independently . They don't have the training to "replace" mds . We have too many professionals "practicing medicine" now days. I understand there are "shortage"and we want "options". ...Read more

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How do child care providers benefit from the adopt a grandparent program?

How do child care providers benefit from the adopt a grandparent program?

Everyone wins: The program matches individuals with elderly, sometimes nursing home residents for the mutual benefit of both the adoptee and adopter. Both get the joy that comes from a meaningful relationship with someone from another generation. A beautiful Swedish film years ago illustrated this "Kannst du pfeifen, Johannes" in which a child adopted a man in a nursing home telling him he was his grandson. ...Read more

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I need a mammogram. Can you refer me to a provider? The Beverly Hills area is good for me. Thank you.

I need a mammogram.  Can you refer me to a provider?  The Beverly Hills area is good for me.  Thank you.

Mammography: If you go to the American College of Radiology website, acr.org, and look under the Quality and Safety tab, you can do a search for ACR accredited mammography facilities in your area. ...Read more

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I want to know. How. Doctors. View. Insurance. Providers. Are there carrier s. That. Ypu don't want to deal with.

I want to know. How. Doctors. View. Insurance. Providers.    Are there carrier s. That. Ypu don't want to deal with.

Insurance companies: I can only speak for myself. I love the insurance co's that pay reasonable and 'real world' ucr fees, pay within 2-3 weeks, & don't hassle us with unnecessary time consuming requests. That's a win-win for everyone. I hate the ins. Co's that have ridiculous fees, 'lose' claims, pay 3 months later and disallow needed & appropriate treatment. Both types exist. Each dentist makes his\her own choices. ...Read more

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Is it medically or legally ethical if the health care providers don't diagnose you just because they can't find direct cause of the conditions?

Diagnostic criteria.: Not unethical. Many conditions are ideopathic - the cause can't be determined. Diagnoses are normally made when diagnostic criteria are met. ...Read more