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Anyone had your employer health care plan deny dental benefits?

Anyone had  your employer health care plan deny dental benefits?

Dental benefits: Dental benefits are something negotiated by your company and a insurance company. They decide which procedures will or will not be covered and what percentage of the dentists fee they will cover. Every plan is different. Contact your company representative to discuss all your benefits that you are paying for. ...Read more

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Does planned parenthood require a pelvic exam woman take before giving her birth control?

Does planned parenthood require a pelvic exam woman take before giving her birth control?

Call them and ask: Keep in mind, they are also people who do abortions all day long - so my advice is always to stay away from them. But if you must, just call and ask them that question over the phone. ...Read more

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Preparing for Labor and Delivery (Checklist)

Watch for signs of labor - increasing contractions or fluid leakage
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If baby isn't moving, do kick counts. Should feel 10 in 2 hours or 5 in 1.
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Call your doc with any questions or concerns
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What impacts doctors decision to start electronic health records implementation?

What  impacts doctors decision to start electronic health records implementation?

Govt regulation: Emr is being introduced in a phased manner- cms guidelines. All hospitals and offices are to implement electronic records. There are so many technical difficulties with these programs, but they are getting better. As of now, most doctors have not embraced them as well. ...Read more

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Does emergency care include pregnancy-related doctor visits?

Regarding insurance?: If you're asking about insurance coverage, most insurance plans have a separate coverage for pregnancy-related care as well as delivery and newborn baby care. If you're asking about the ability of an emergency room to provide pregnancy-related care- then absolutely! emergency physicians are well trained in caring for pregnant patients, performing deliveries and caring for newborns! ...Read more

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Opinions on current health care options for sex workers?

Opinions on current health care options for sex workers?

Please clarify: What are you really asking? About insurance? Sex workers need routine care from a good trusted family physician that knows about STDs and screening for HPV related cancers. One who can provide appropriate birth control as well. ...Read more

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Would volunteering at a ob gyn office be good for medical experience?

Would volunteering at a ob gyn office be good for medical experience?

Absolutely!: Well, maybe i shouldn't be so enthusiastic. After all, it depends upon why you want experience. If you want to see if medicine is a good career for you, then hanging out w/any physician should be a good experience. Of course, it helps if you volunteer in office w/energized physician who loves what s/he is doing rather than someone who's burned out! positive staff helps, too! good luck! ...Read more

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Does the povider offer vbac (vaginal birth after previous cessarean section)?

Does the povider offer vbac (vaginal birth after previous cessarean section)?

No: Due to a combination of hospital policies and practicing at several hospitals in the community our practice does not feel that we can currently provide for vbac or tolac safely at this time. This may change in the future. ...Read more

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Is it appropriate for any health care provider (pneuropsychologist) to ask the patient if he/she had a sexual relationship with a specific person?

Is it appropriate for any health care provider (pneuropsychologist) to ask the patient if he/she had a sexual relationship with a specific person?

If it is context: Questions regarding sexuality, that may include perferencex, number of partners or whether risky behavior occurs are all appropriate questions in the right clinical context. When you Doctor is asking you questions, they are usually to help get a complete picture of the patient in order to anticipate medical problems that might arise or to assess risk facts that need addressed. ...Read more

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Please tell me about a very healthy birth control plan soon after babay delivery?

Please tell me about a very healthy birth control  plan soon after babay delivery?

Many options: There are many options. You may want to consider a copper iud, a Progesterone iud, Nexplanon implant, condoms, birth control pills, the contraceptive patch, NuvaRing or the depoprovera shot. ...Read more

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Need doctor to help with opiate withdrawals out patient service tencare insurance?

Need doctor to help with opiate withdrawals out patient service tencare insurance?

Opiate Withdrawal: Yes. You do. But, you must do it in direct observation and not alone on your own. You need to do this in detox and not by the internet. ...Read more

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Would you go to a midwife who condoned elective c-sections?

Would you go to a midwife who condoned elective c-sections?

Elective csections: Are acceptable and can be scheduled, the american college of obgyn said once a pt has been counseled of the risks and benefits she can have an elective c-scetion. I do elective c-sections in my patients after I have done the above if they desire it. I would not go to a midwife who does vbacs- ( that should only be done by a doctor) or one who does home births as i no one can predict the future. ...Read more

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How is obamas health care plan going to affect doctors?

Many ways: It is an economic certainty that this plan will lead to rationing of health care. Therefore, physicians will likely treat patients with more advanced disease. More importantly, a survey by the dpma, a non-partisan association of doctors and patients showed that 83% of doctors have considered leaving medicine because of obamacare. ...Read more

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What should you discuss with your healthcare provider before taking bromocriptine?

What should you discuss with your healthcare provider before taking bromocriptine?

Taking bromocriptine: Contraception because if you're being given this medication for galactorrhea with elevated prolactin you may start ovulating without realizing it. As about the time of day to take the mediation because it can be associated with nausia. ...Read more

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What must I ask about a health insurance plan to supplement medicare?

What must I ask about a health insurance plan to supplement medicare?

Medicare: Plans are complicated & depend on your state. Best info. Is at www.Usmedicare.Com. ...Read more