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Q: Can my doctor refuse to treat my dad at home just because it is too far from him?

My dad is disable and he cannot go to the hospital anymore for check ups. his doctor refused to treat him at home because it is too far from him.

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Peter N. Munsing

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  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA
  • Licensed in Connecticut

A: You can't make a doctor make home visits. Contact visiting nurse and see if they can act as the doctor's eyes. Also if the problem is transportation some dommunity groups may provide that type fo surgery.

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