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0 Answers | Asked in Health Care Law for Florida on
Q: I am a solo practitioner in FL. Does each visit require an EHR, if so, by when?

I am board certified in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care. For my private practice, I do not accept any form of insurance, including Medicare/Medicaid. Do each of my patient visits require an EHR? Where can I find a FL statute on this?

0 Answers | Asked in Health Care Law for Tennessee on
Q: What is the typical process when a hospital or entity knows of a hippa violation?

I know a doctor viewed my medical records without my permission. I reported him but they said it will be handled internally

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Health Care Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can my husband hold my Parkinson’s medication and refuse to give them back

On Friday 09/10/2021, I left my home with sister because of mental abuse by husband and he refused to give my medication. Police was called and a report filed.

I came to Houston, Texas, with my sister( my doctors are in Houston)!!!

My medication regimen, was off because I wasn’t... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Health Care Law for Alabama on
Q: Will a voluntary surrender of my nursing license show on a background check for a job in Alabama?

I self reported substance use in order to find myself help, not understanding the ramifications. I now have the option to do a voluntary disciplinary program that encompasses 3-5 years with a possible 3 month inpatient assessment and treatment. That along with the cost are preventing me from doing... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning, Family Law, Health Care Law and Insurance Defense for Florida on
Q: My father recently passed away after a 3 weeks in the hospital. During that time, the hospital tried to get him approved
Nina Whitehurst
Nina Whitehurst answered on Sep 14, 2021

Approved for what? You should repost your inquiry with more information.

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0 Answers | Asked in Health Care Law for Connecticut on
Q: Can you legally refuse a 5150 hold for suicidal intent?

Purely hypothetical - just something I can’t work through logically.

Suicide is not illegal in the U.S. and as far as I am aware (please correct me if I’m wrong) it is not legal for the government or a third party to force a legal and competent adult into care that would prevent harm... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Health Care Law on
Q: Hi, Im not sure if anyone here can help but I'll try anyway. I suffered a horrific reaction to my second covid vaccine

I suffered a horrific reaction to my second covid vaccine and am finally improving. I was hospitalised twice with shortness of breath and was unable to walk for over a month along with other severe side effects. So far my tests have gone good. I received a letter from the doctor who gave the 2nd... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Health Care Law for Texas on
Q: My employment ended May 31 and my kids and I lost health insurance coverage as of that date. (see more information)

I elected to do COBRA only because we qualified for premium assistance through the American Rescue Plan. I could never have afforded the 5500+ per month premium without that help. That assistance ends September 30. Are the children eligible for a special enrollment period to receive coverage... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support, Family Law and Health Care Law for New York on
Q: I need a question answered regarding health insurance coverage for my child after a divorce

My daughter is 21yrs old and is on her stepmother’s health insurance plan (Independent Health). It was a stipulation in child support papers that her father be responsible for her health care coverage. Obviously, her child support ended when she turned 21yrs old and now her father and stepmother... Read more »

Lawrence Allen Weinreich
Lawrence Allen Weinreich answered on Sep 9, 2021

Unfortunately, the answer is no to your question. Since your daughter will not be a member of the stepmother's household she cannot be covered.

0 Answers | Asked in Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: My almost 5 year old has tongue tie which has caused plenty of speech problems and 2 years of a iep and more

She was in and out of the hospital from birth to 6 months the doctors said she was not gaining weight even thoe she was fed every 2 hours. I had the doctors cause so many problems to the point that cps was called everything was unfounded but it's still the point of everything that has happened... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Federal Crimes, Health Care Law, Insurance Bad Faith and Medical Malpractice for Nevada on
Q: Do I have the right too know the disposition of the closed investigation? Medicare Fraud; Attempted Extortion; & ...

Do I have the right too know the disposition of the closed investigation?

I am looking at NRS 633.301 because I filed a report of Medicare Fraud, attempted extortion, and more against a dr in NV to the NV bd of Osteopathic Med. They will not give me the outcome of their closing the case.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for Ohio on
Q: My biopsy was canceled because the hospital didn't have the right equipment there. Do i have grounds to file a lawsuit

I was checked in and taken back to the pre-op area.i had changed clothes and in the bed when i was taken to another area of the hospital and informed that my surgery was canceled because they did not have the right equipment there.

Andrew Popp
Andrew Popp answered on Sep 10, 2021

I do not see an actionable claim based upon these facts. If you were harmed or charged for this you may have some minimal recourse, but it sounds like the hospital did the right thing overall. Maybe if you traveled a long way and incurred significant costs, the hospital should reimburse you if... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Elder Law, Estate Planning, Health Care Law and Family Law for Montana on
Q: I provided continuous care for my mom for 5 years and 4 months, with out any help from my sibling

The will says I owe $55,000.00 to the estate that I borrowed from my mom

However I never borrowed $55, 000.00 it is the amount my oldest sister owed mom when the will was executed. Now 9 years later mom past away and the estate lawyer wants to only go by by the 2012 will even though I... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Federal Crimes, Health Care Law, Insurance Bad Faith and Medical Malpractice for Nevada on
Q: I am looking at NRS 633.301 because I filed a report of Medicare Fraud, attempted extortion, and more against a dr in NV

Do I have the right too know the disposition of the closed investigation?

I am looking at NRS 633.301 because I filed a report of Medicare Fraud, attempted extortion, and more against a dr in NV to the NV bd of Osteopathic Med. They will not give me the outcome of their closing the case.... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Health Care Law on
Q: I was married to my husband for 27 years during which time I paid my own medicare from my social security of $850 or so.

I have no other health insurance. Could I pay what my husband did to continue Medigap, dental and eye insurance?

0 Answers | Asked in Health Care Law for Louisiana on
Q: I am due for evaluation and possible conversion from atrial fib. to NSR on Monday Sept. 10, 2021 and cannot change appt.

I have frequent episodes of atrial fibrillation and take daily medication prescribed by 2 physicians.

Can I request an excuse from jury duty be faxed from my physician(s) ?

0 Answers | Asked in Business Law and Health Care Law for Michigan on
Q: Operating a diagnostic ultrasound facility in Michigan

Hi,

I was thinking about opening a small diagnostic ultrasound clinic in Dearborn, Michigan. I am an experienced sonographer with more than 10 years of experience. I want to cater to clients/patients who will be self pay. I will not be billing insurance companies. I wanted to know what the... Read more »

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