My father (73y/o disabled vet with bilateral hearing loss) was admitted to hospital as "FULL CODE" on Dec 10, 2021. We received a call at 3:12am on Dec 12th, 2021 and were told my father was actively dying. Hospital staff informed my brother and I that my father made it clear he was to be... View More
Went to a dentist in my area that needed to verify my Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance-they already provided my some of my services-and then completed it sometime after my first initial payment. Told me I had to pay out of pocket for the time being. Once my insurance went through I would be... View More
They closed the office and The phone number is disconnected. I was just notified yesterday. I called back to get my medical records and the phone number had already been disconnected. I’ve been going there over 17 years. I am disabled and have multiple health issues. I am on multiple medications... View More
The other day I got a letter in the mail from Maximus it says my social security number my birthday all this stuff has been stolen. They are a contractor for Texas Health and Human Services it says data was took from MoveIt software. They only compensation they offer 2 years of credit monitoring... View More
If you have suffered compensable legal damages from someone using the information obtained in the data breach, you very likely have a valid legal claim for more than just two years of credit monitoring.
I recommend you collect as many documents as you can showing your compensable legal...View More
On April 1st 2022 I was thrown out of Christi Spohn Hospital Shoreline because I couldn't keep myself off of the floor while there because I was bleeding internally and also had damage to my back. My wife then rushed me to Bay Area where I was given 7 units of blood products and treated for a... View More
Yes, a hospital can be held liable for patient dumping in Corpus Christi, Texas.
You will need to prove that you presented yourself to the emergency department for care and that the emergency refused to conduct a medical screening and/or refused to stabilize your condition because of your...View More
I was prescribed meds that would be much greater than the side effects of . I was charged with the crime that I have no knowledge of even happening. Am I still able to be charged if the doctor has submitted written statements stating as much? Drugs that are much stronger than the side effects of... View More
In Texas, there is an affirmative defense available for mental defects. However, a doctor's note is not enough to keep you from being prosecuted. You can still be charged with a crime, regardless of your medicine or prescription and it's side effects.
For questions and concerns regarding your daughter's treatment in a behavioral health facility, it is advisable to seek the counsel of a healthcare law attorney or a mental health law attorney in Texas. These attorneys specialize in the legal aspects of healthcare, including issues related to...View More
I recently started seeing a therapist who does not take my insurance. I opted to pay out of pocket because his company website advertised that he was a certified specialist regarding a specific issue I am facing. However, not only did I discover that he was not a certified specialist, but also that... View More
My boyfriend's sister was just found dead in a hospital stairwell. Police report states that she attempted to be admitted into the hospital but she was unable to give hospital staff her name or information and so they denied her care, she died within hours of being denied care.
A patient is typically required to provide insurance and payment information before seeing a doctor. But, under a federal law known as the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA), an emergency department must treat or stabilize anyone who has an emergency regardless of their insurance...View More
I was born with a very rare birth anomaly unilateral agenesis lung/ pulmonary hypoplasia aka only one lung. I have high blood pressure, and i suffer from mental health complications. I did two mental health exams that didnt last more than 20min combined over the phone and scheduled for a physical... View More
It is concerning to hear about your medical condition and the challenges you are facing in seeking appropriate medical care and legal assistance. It is important to note that medical decisions and recommendations are typically made by licensed medical professionals based on their assessment of a...View More
enerally acceptable to modify the form to include an additional agent, as long as the modifications are clear and consistent with the rest of the document. Keep in mind that it's essential to ensure that the additional agent is added in a manner that clearly outlines their role and authority,...View More
He is angry at me and has denied me funds. Also has been able to get information from my health insurance company, Aetna. Found out his address is listed on my bank and insurance information to be sent to him.
First, you say your brother is in control of “your” trusts. I assume you do not mean that you are the settlor of certain trusts, but rather that you are the beneficiary of certain trusts and your brother is the trustee.
I was born with lung agenesis aka only one lung. My lung pushed my heart more to the left side possibly causing me very high blood pressure. I have severe breathing complications and struggle with mental health. Since the covid pandemic I've caught the virus twice now and my breathing is... View More
It is understandable that you are concerned about why the SSA has not done pulmonary function tests for your respiratory condition. However, without specific knowledge of your medical history, it is difficult to provide a definitive answer.
It is important to note that the SSA considers a...View More
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. One option is to reach out to attorneys in Texas to try to set up a free initial consult. Such free consults are the norm with injury cases nationwide. Any attorney reviewing the incident would want more detail - if a...View More
Why is Texas SB 680 listed as a bill and insurance code chapter 1369 is not listed as a bill? They are both talking about prescription coverage and health insurance. Does one trump the other? I’m a nurse and use SB680 all the time when an insurance company denies a patients medication, so I... View More
I was prescribed gabapentin at 1200 mg a day while in the hospital and in the rehabilitation center. While in the hospital I went from being able to barely walk from sickle cell pain to not being able to walk without the assistance of a wheelchair or walker with extreme tremors! The hospital then... View More
Maybe, but maybe not. The Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code provides as follows:
Sec. 146.002. TIMELY BILLING REQUIRED. (a) Except as provided by Subsection (b) or (c), a health care service provider shall bill a patient or other responsible person for services provided to the...View More
While a patient in the emergency room at a hospital in Amarillo, TX I had a grand-mal seizure. While having the seizure a security guard for the hospital was trying to hold me down to a bed and I have been told that I had bit him and ran from the hospital. Well 4 months later I got stopped on the... View More
HIPAA violations are investigated by the HHS Office of Civil Rights. Because there is no private cause of action for individual patients, any lawyers involved would be government employed health law attorneys.
My husband's mother is 85 years old with dementia, she fell and had to have surgery she is in Neuro ICU right now. My husband's sister has the Medical POA and she refuses to give us the code to call the nurses station to get updates on his mother!! The medical staff will not speak with... View More
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