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Will insurance or government programs cover long-term care?

Will insurance or government programs cover long-term care?

See below: State sponsored medicaid will cover the long term care if you apply with specific qualification. Medicare will not covered unless if you are on medicare part a subacute rehabilitation. Private insurance and long term care insurance are covered. Please ask admission coordinator to assist your financial needs. ...Read more

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Feeling cheated by durable medical equipmnt provider. Doesn't insurance limit how much they can charge? Contracted rate? Bill made no sensebut i paid.

Feeling cheated by durable medical equipmnt provider. Doesn't insurance limit how much they can charge? Contracted rate? Bill made no sensebut i paid.

Like buying a car.: Some dme suppliers are very aggressive with their marketing, selling and billing. Talk with the provider who wrote the script ( to make sure you got what was intended and that charges seem reasonable in their estimation). Check on-line for comparable equipment - sometimes used is a much better buy. Check your bbb if things don't look right.. ...Read more

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Does the Dr accept United Health insurance?

Does the Dr accept United Health insurance?

You should: contact Customer Relations Health Tap Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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How can my taxes pay for emergency room services?

How can my taxes pay for emergency room services?

Public hospitals: Under EMTALA emergency rooms have to see any arrivals and treat them until stable irrespective of the insurance coverage. Private hospitals past the cost on to the insured. Public hospitals pass it on to the taxpayers. When Trumpcare is passed, taxes will have to pay for the 24 million new uninsured. ...Read more

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Advice for shopping addiction? I love getting stuff in the mail, but I'm in major debt ($20,000 credit card debt). Cards maxed out.

Advice for shopping addiction? I love getting stuff in the mail, but I'm in major debt ($20,000 credit card debt). Cards maxed out.

Hypomania and spendi: Risk-taking behaviors during hypomanic states are recognised, however the high-risk nature of some behaviours-including the potential for harm to both the individual and others. (Fletcher et al 2013. Some of these behaviors include in for increased spending of money increase sexual activity increased speeding with associated traffic fines. You may not have a full-blown disease but needs evaluation ...Read more

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Is there a government-funded health insurance program that retired massachusetts town employees can take advantage of?

Is there a government-funded health insurance program that retired massachusetts town employees can take advantage of?

Medicare: Medicare is a federal government-funded health insurance program for elderly & disabled. MassHealth is MA's Medicaid, which is run by states for those w/lower incomes. Check out https://www.mahealthconnector.org/ for health insurance options as mandated by Affordable Care Act aka Obamacare. ...Read more

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Medical insurance : how to cover cost of ER visits but don't have medical insurance?

Medical insurance : how to cover cost of ER visits but don't have medical insurance?

Must have insurance: E.R. Care and hospital care is so expensive in the U.S. That only the wealthy can afford it without insurance. Many people go bankrupt or nearly bankrupt if they have a significant illness with a prolonged (>2 weeks) hospital stay, because the hundreds of thousands of dollars is paid by themselves. When the money runs out, patients can get medicaid-type (medical in california) health "insurance". ...Read more

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How much does india charge an overseas visitors for gamma knife surgery?

How much does india charge an overseas visitors for gamma knife surgery?

While I do not: Know and googled it, gk was developed in the 1950's. Requires a neurosurgeon and radiation oncologist to identify the target lesion, define the adjcacent tissue tolerances, and deliver a single very large dose, typically 16 - 24 gy, depending on size to the 50% isodose line. Google says the price is frequently 20 -30% less than in the us. Charges are in the range of $25 - 35 k in the usa. ...Read more

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I'm a foreign traveler in the us. My us health insurance covers only $5000 for surgeries. Isn't that too little? Wouldn't emergency surgery cost more?

I'm a foreign traveler in the us. My us health insurance covers only $5000 for surgeries. Isn't that too little? Wouldn't emergency surgery cost more?

Yes: In my opinion. That is not an amount that would cover any significant problem. One big expense that you might want to consider is an emergency transport track to a us hospital. That alone can be 10 thousand dollars or more. ...Read more

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Do you know what hsa bank expenses cover?

Do you know what hsa bank expenses cover?

Medical expenses: HSA funds should be used for medical expenses that your insurance doesn't pick up like deductible, some test, medical equipment. ...Read more

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Can my insurance cover the cost of questions ?

Can my insurance cover the cost of  questions ?

No: True insurance is to help cover the costs of things that are unexpected or expensive. Healthtap is free to the entire world. It has premium services that very low in cost, so nobody on healthtap needs to think about insurance coverage for healthtap questions. Everyone in america must have health insurance, but that is for doctor visits, lab tests, x-rays, drugs, hospitals, E.R.'s, etc... ...Read more

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How does private health insurance differ from group insurance plans?

How does private health insurance differ from group insurance plans?

Interchangeable : Private health insurance is used to distinguish between government run programs and commercial insurance. Group health insurance is generally referring to commercial insurance which sometimes is called private insurance. Commercial insurance can be referred to as group or individual insurance. ...Read more

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Why won't my insurance company pay for anesthesia services for my knee operation?

Why won't my insurance company pay for anesthesia services for my knee operation?

Out of network?: It is unlikely the anesthesia would not be covered as a service for an indicated surgery but it is possible the anesthesiologist may have been out of network or didn't accept your insurance. ...Read more

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Does my health insurance cover the cost of HealthTap Prime?

Does my health insurance cover the cost of HealthTap Prime?

Usually not: Insurance is not involved in HealthTap PRIME, although commercial insurance policies may improve to cover simple online consultations in the future, as more and more doctors use new technology to care for patients. It's possible that a person's Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account will reimburse for online consultations costs, but each person would have to check with her own plan. ...Read more

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Should colleges cut tuition costs for med students so their practices won't charge a lot of money to pay back student loans?

Should colleges cut tuition costs for med students so their practices won't charge a lot of money to pay back student loans?

Thinking of ways: To cut health care costs is always good. Something, our elected officials should do a better job at. There are problems with your concept mentioned. What if those students don't graduate? What if they decide they don;t like being doctors and stop? Most fees are set by insurance companies and many are low to begin with. If you lower them more, the doctors won't be able to pay for malpractice etc... ...Read more

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