Health Care Law Questions

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for Virginia on Dec 6, 2010

Paul Overhauser's answer
Virginia does not allow the medicinal use of marijuana. You can find more information here: http://www.mpp.org/states/virginia/ Paul Overhauser www.overhauser.com 317-891-1500
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for North Carolina on Feb 28, 2013

Rachel Lea Hunter's answer
Who is her? Your post indicates you are already power of attorney for your mother. Just because your sister is on disability does not mean that she is mentally incompetent to handle her affairs or those of her person. It is up to your sister if she is ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for Arizona on Jun 27, 2013

Brian Strickman's answer
This is going to depend on how the multiple individuals are appointed. If they are appointed in a single power of attorney, and there is no direction as to whose decision will overrule the others then it will likely go to court. If there are conflicting ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for Arizona on Feb 14, 2013

Brian Strickman's answer
In general yes, because under ARS 14-5312 a guardian of an incapacitated person has the same general authority that a parent would have over their unemancipated minor child. The guardian is required to act in their ward's best interest.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for Georgia on Mar 21, 2013

Rachel Lea Hunter's answer
Not sure what medically dead is. Either she is dead or she is alive but comatose or in a vegetative state. If she is alive, a decision would have to be made to the pull the plug I suppose. If she is dead dead then other than arranging to remove her ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for North Carolina on Mar 4, 2013

Rachel Lea Hunter's answer
Medical or financial? Is your sister mentally competent notwithstanding her disability? Where does your sister live? If your sister lives in NC or GA, I can prepare a medical and/or financial power of attorney for her for a reasonable fee. If she resides ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for Rhode Island on Sep 6, 2011

Neville Bedford's answer
Medical records may be requested by the patient, their guardian, or treating providers.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for Rhode Island on Mar 7, 2012

Neville Bedford's answer
Your practice group will likely have attorneys retained to file the appropriate motions to ensure you comport with HIPPA regulations. If you do not have a practice group with counsel of record, consult with a local attorney who may assist you in filing the ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for Florida on Aug 9, 2012

Robert Jason De Groot's answer
The statute of limitations on contract actions is 5 years. This sounds like it might be a contractual situation.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for Florida on Feb 2, 2011

Robert Jason De Groot's answer
I would have to do a lot of research to answer this question accurately. My guess is that yes, if it is a common grounds for the condo, a blind person can use canine assistance when going to the pool.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for Florida on Nov 15, 2010

Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Perhaps you can hire a private investigator. I know a few of them who have access to many databases.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for New Jersey on Mar 8, 2011

Jake Causing Santos's answer
If you are referring to Electro-Convulsive Therapy, then the simple answer is yes. One of the providers of ECT treatment is located in NJ (Carrier Clinic in Belle Mead, NJ).
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for Indiana on Feb 2, 2011

Burton A. Padove's answer
Here you go: IC 27-8-14-6 Breast cancer screening mammography; coverage Sec. 6. (a) Except as provided in subsection (f), an insurer must provide coverage for breast cancer screening mammography in any accident and sickness insurance policy that the ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for Indiana on Dec 8, 2010

Paul Overhauser's answer
For purposes of health insurance, Indiana is one of three states in which a "mental illness" is defined by the insurance policy, not by state law. Thus, the defintion depends on the particular policy. FYI the other two states that take a ...