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Need Psych Dr and prescriptions via online or phone appts. Do you offer this service for clients who are unable to have PCP. I travel w husband's job.

Need Psych Dr and prescriptions via online or phone appts. Do you offer this service for clients who are unable to have PCP. I travel w husband's job.

Try CONCIERGE: HealthTap Concierge doctors can see and treat their patients via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. They can see photos you upload into your FILES. You can also send images while in the middle of a live Concierge consultation. Certain medications (not all) can be prescribed. Each situation is somewhat unique. Fees are probably the same, regardless of whether or not medications are prescribed. ...Read more

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How do hospitalists find out your history without dealing with your pcp?

How do hospitalists find out your history without dealing with your pcp?

History-taking.: Three ways at least. (1) Ask you, the patient, and/or members of your family. (2) Access your hospital chart. (3) Access your regular doctor’s chart - hospitals and outside offices these days often will share the same electronic medical record, so a Hospitalist can access your hospital chart, office chart, blood test results and radiology test results directly. ...Read more

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What main points should I address with attorney and discuss with my family about surrogacy?

What main points should I address with attorney and discuss with my family about surrogacy?

Surrogacy : Make sure you have a legal binding contract with the surrogate that defines who has legal rights to the child after birth, how soon the transfer of custody takes place, what access or visitation right the surrogate has after birth (if any), and what access you have to the surrogate's past and present medical history. ...Read more

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Trying to find a primary care physician who you bond with a doctor who listens and cares i have many health problems and my doctor retired after 30 ye?

Trying to find a primary care physician who you bond with a doctor who listens and cares i have many health problems and my doctor retired after 30 ye?

Today : Especially as a result of the ACA, most physicians have little time to talk with their patients. In spite of the time constraints, many are very empathetic and caring. Keep looking and you are sure to find what you want. ...Read more

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Has your doctor/therapist treated your agoraphobia?

Has your doctor/therapist treated your agoraphobia?

Help Facing Ur Fear: W/ agoraphobia u'll need 2 face ur fear! this will likely make u very uncomfortable - even thinking about it! but keep in mind: (a)u can take baby steps toward ur goal. (b)there r experts who can help u come up w/ a plan + coach u through it. (c)doing the work, u'll gradually diminish ur fear & expand ur world. Learn more! anxiety: http://bit.Ly/17u2a7a panic/agoraphobia: http://bit.Ly/12mldds. ...Read more

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Could your doctor or psychiatrist call cps child protective services if you have a mental illness?

Could your doctor or psychiatrist call cps child protective services if you have a mental illness?

If it appeared that: Your mental health disorder prevented you from adequately taking care of your children or you were abusive those would be reasons for cps involvement. ...Read more

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Can you please share your personal experiences with borderline personality disorder or with someone who has it?

Can you please share your personal experiences with borderline personality disorder or with someone who has it?

Normal to them: The person generally does not recognize that anything is wrong with them. That is part of the real problem. However you will alway recognize that they see things in a light that is generally in conflict with the way most people would see them. ...Read more

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Any reccomendations to help someone with paranoia or who worries constantly?

Any reccomendations to help someone with paranoia or who worries constantly?

Psychiatrist: Find a psychiatrist in your area, get an appointment, get evaluation and diagnosis; eventually treatment if needed. That is a good start; in order to take care of and solve the problems. Good luck ! ...Read more

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What information should my case manager share with my pcp?

All health related: The case manager is expected to share all aspects of a patient's care wit their pcp. That includes their medical, social, psychological, environmental and compliance issues. The purpose to coordinate the care so that maximum benefit is drawn. ...Read more

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Family psychotherapy i saw my child's therapist, alone, to discuss his status and condition. Md coded the bill with 90846. Will insurance cover this?

Family psychotherapy
i saw my child's therapist, alone, to discuss his status and condition. Md coded the bill with 90846. Will insurance cover this?

Health insurance: Health insurance companies and policies vary widely. To know what they cover (and what they do not) you need to check your policy handbook, web site, or other guidelines. If these do not tell you, you can call the company's help line to ask. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Is the school allowed to talk to my son's doctor about his ADHD symptoms?

Is the school allowed to talk to my son's doctor about his ADHD symptoms?

With Permission: All patient information available to your son's doctor is private and privileged by law. It can only be discussed with others with parental permission, assuming your son is a minor. ...Read more

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Going to see a dietitcian thru pcp's family health team. How much information will be shared with my pcp?

Going to see a dietitcian thru pcp's family health team. How much information will be shared with my pcp?

Tough to know: The best way to assure your providers are communicating is to make sure they send copies of their reports to each other. It is best to choose one doctor for all of your consultants to communicate with, usually your primary car doctor. ...Read more

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Would you consider somebody who visits the gym daily to be vain and obsessive?

Would you consider somebody who visits the gym daily to be vain and obsessive?

Maybe: Maybe the person who works out at the gym daily enjoys exercise and it's health benefits. If there is alternation in the areas of the body being focused on at the gym - it may not be obsessive. On the other hand, some people do become obsessed with working out and some with becoming thin or having the "perfect body.". ...Read more

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What can sleeping with your phone under your pillows do to you?

What can sleeping with your phone under your pillows do to you?

Probably nothing: Believe it or not, your phone and other electronic devices transmit signals even when you are not aware. This is particularly true of smart phones that have background programs running. Not enough to do much to you but electronics in your bedroom are distractions. Typically this decreases your sleep quality through fragmenting your sleep. ...Read more

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Will my insurance pay to speak with a doctor on here?

Will my insurance pay to speak with a doctor on here?

Not at this time: Hopefully insurance companies will soon see the value of services like HealthTap. Until then, personal consultation involves a small one time fee. Unlimited consultation plans are available for a flat fee. ...Read more

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Can you please discuss the pros and cons to medicating a child with adhd?

Can you please discuss the pros and cons to medicating a child with adhd?

Context From the CDC: A child in the southeast usa is much more likely than one in the southwest us (or in europe, for ex.) 2be diagnosed w/adhd &/or be prescribed meds 4it. Recent cdc statistics on adhd in usa worth knowing: http://1.Usa.Gov/gzerk also, as noted, kids w/ medicaid health coverage are much more likely 2 be diagnosed w/adhd + given meds 4it than kids who have (a) private insurance or (b) no insurance. ...Read more

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Can you please discuss the problems with becoming intimate with an uncircumcised man?

Can you please discuss the problems with becoming intimate with an uncircumcised man?

No difference: There is no difference in your "problems" whether you become intimate with a circumcised or uncircumcised man. ...Read more