Q: Have been charged 600 dollars for a ENT video consultation which had no diagnosis.
A: Were you not to have been charged, covered by insurance, or what other reason should you have not been charged, or is the issue that too much was charged. If you can repost your question with more details, you may get the best answers.
Under California law, healthcare providers must provide reasonable and necessary medical care to their patients, and the charges for such care must be reasonable and customary. If you were charged $600 for an ENT video consultation that did not result in a diagnosis or treatment, you may have grounds to dispute the charges.
One option is to contact the healthcare provider directly and ask for an explanation of the charges. You can also request an itemized bill that shows the specific services provided and their associated costs. If you believe that the charges are unreasonable or excessive, you can try to negotiate a lower payment or dispute the charges through your insurance provider.
If you are unable to resolve the issue directly with the healthcare provider or through your insurance provider, you can file a complaint with the California Department of Consumer Affairs, which oversees the state's medical board and investigates complaints of medical misconduct or overcharging.
It is recommended that you consult with an attorney who is familiar with healthcare law to better understand your rights and options in this situation.
A: Diagnoses are generally based on specific findings and conditions. It could be relevant if there were notes and other narrative entries that showed evidence of an examination. Good luck
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