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Who Do I Call If Insurance Company Wont Pay
I am on Bydureon (exenatide) injections for my diabetes my insurance company notified me that they will not be paying for this drug in 2016 they recommend a replacement drug called TRULICITY, will this drug work as well as the bydoreon for me thank you?
I need a refill on my Premarin (conjugated estrogens) but my insurance company is giving me a hard time about a ob/gyn doctor. Can you call it in for me?
Need appointment: You would need to make an appointment with a FL licensed provider through our prime service. I am happy to help. healthtap.com/dr-Willson ...Read more
I called a dentist in my hometown and explained to them what is going on, they won't see me because I have no insurance. They said go to the emergency?
Call another dentist: First, there must be more than one dentist in bowling green, give another office a call. Second, you can pay for treatment yourself if you have no insurance. Many dental offices are willing to work out long term payment plans with patients. Third, the emergency room is not qualified to offer definitive dental care. They might be able to give you medication for short term relief, but that is all. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Approval needed.: One cannot have any significant surgical, procedure today without it being ok'd and authorized by the insurance company, which the surgeon's office should be doing; if not done properly, insurance company will not pay for it (insurance companies search for any excuse not to pay bills, but watch what happens if you kiss one premium payment). You will be left with the whole bill. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Use HealthTap Prime: Use the HealthTap Prime program. Physicians on this service can call in prescriptions as needed. ...Read more
Called insurance and told "insomnia' was only diagnosis listed. Does that mean that is the only one listed in medical record too?
No: In most cases, insurance claim information does not match up with the huge amount of information on a person's medical chart. On the chart, "diagnoses" can include proven diagnoses, probable diagnoses, possible diagnoses, past diagnoses (disorders that have resolved), and many other things. The insurance claim usually needs only 1 or 2 "diagnoses" to get a claim paid. The chart is more accurate. ...Read more
My insurance is waiting on a pre authorization call for omnitrope 5.6MG. I am a burn victim can you call to help me get it?
Where can I find a doctor for trichotillomania? I have a condition called trichotillomania and I have been suffering from this condition since i was 12. I need a doctor that specializes in this disorder and accepts medical-insurance. I am also looking to
Look on trich.org: Treatment of choice = habit reversal training which involves a) awareness training; b) training in substituting behavior that competes w/hair-pulling; & c) social support. But hrt has not proven sufficient by itself. Treatment tends to be more successful/enduring when combined cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance & commitment therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy &/or psychopharmacology. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am trying to find out what kind of doctor to call to get scheduled for a colonoscipy that my insurance will cover?
Severe, chronic R ovary pain, w/ spotting from brown, red, pink. post- menopausal. Insurance messed up, cant call to see Dr til 9/1/15. ?
RLL abd pain: Right lower quadrant abdominal pain can be ovarian but also could be appendix, pelvic inflammatory disease, other bowel problems, and other things some of which can be very serious. Spotting in a post menopausal female could be due to polyps, thinning of the uterine lining, uterine or cervical or vaginal cancer, or thickening of the uterine lining. If the pain or bleeding worsens go to ER. ...Read more
I called to dispute but the nurse just said the doctor was following routine gynecological processes. How do I prove she is wrong, that's he did not do her diligence to tell me. I told her upfront I don't have health insurance and I was a new patient.
Wrong forum: This sounds like a conversation you need to have with the doctors office. Stay cool calm and collected. Resolving conflicts involves focusing on ways to solve the problem to everyones satisfaction. Listen and take the others party's perspective into account. Write down all of your grievances and think about them carefully before attacking the gyn. ...Read more
Dr.Bethea, I need a prescription call in for my Tramadol and methocarbom to the South Main St. Wal Mart in High Point, NC.
I'm currently seeking light duty employment so that I can secure some insurance to have the procedure that we discussed.
Not: Possible on this format .May try the prime service ...Read more
Just got denial eob from insurance. Pcp's partner charged $45 for phone call for cyst on wrist. I am livid. What can I do?
Discuss: You can try discussing the charge with the physician to see if they can reduce, eliminate, or spread out the charge. When you signed the documents with your doctor on your first or recent visit, it must have said that they will charge for phone calls. The other option is to appeal the denial with the insurance company. Good luck. ...Read more
Because ipl for dry eye is not covered by insurance, is there a list of doctors that provide this treatment for me to call and get price of treatment?
Can i call a dentist for a price of stuff to be done I am to get a teeth cleaning and a cavity filled, I have no insurance so it will be out of pocket, do dentists have a set price for these things that they can give me an idea of how much it will be?.
No: Remember that dentistry is an individualized service, not a commodity. While dentist may be able to quote fee for new-patient examination and cleaning, they will not be able to quote fee for services such as restorations without first doing an examination. Remember, you get what you pay for. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I had anal sex on 11/23. Haven't had what I would call a normal bowel movement since. Feel soft moist tissue in middle of anal ring. No insurance, hlp?
Anal sex: Anal sex shouldn't affect your bowel regularity although if trauma occurred, bleeding,pain,or inflammation could occur and affect the mechanical passage of stool through the anus. You may be feeling a skin tag or an external hemorrhoid. For further advice consult a proctologist or colorectal surgeon as needed. ...Read more
Could someone be so kind and call me in some norcos (hydrocodone and acetaminophen). I have no insurance and no gp. I am extreme pain. Help me please.
2 clogged ears over 1 year. Sounds are muffled, ENT called it weeping ear. Now no insurance and my wife is going crazy, feeling deafness. Please help?
Chronic ottits: Chronic ear infections can lead to all the symptoms of muffled hearing and drainage which can be helped by antibiotic drops and oral medications. Being examined for ear cleaning can help recovery and ensure the infections aren't causing permanent hearing damage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much do it call to get your tudas untied in can medicaid pay for some of it. They are just tied.
You : You should have undergone counseling prior to getting your fallopian tubes tied. This is considered permanent, which is why your doctor should have made sure you were 100% positive before you did the procedure. Is it possible that since you just had it done you are feeling regret. Consider taking some time to think about why you did it, seek out a therapist if necessary. To answer your question, medicaid will not pay for a reversal surgery. This is something that will have to be paid out of pocket, and may or may not be a possibility depending on how the procedure was done. ...Read more
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