Calling a medical office 21 times could potentially be considered excessive, especially if the calls were made within a short period or if they were not returned promptly. While it's understandable to want to resolve an issue with billing, repeated calls may be seen as disruptive or harassing,...View More
If you believe that a hospital administered medication that resulted in an overdose and caused you harm, you may have grounds for a medical malpractice claim. To determine whether you have a viable case, consider the following steps:
Document Your Experience: Keep records of all medical...View More
It's a holiday weekend and myself and the pharmacy have both been very unsuccessful with obtaining a new prescription from my physician for the last few days. My current insulin prescription has zero refills remaining and today I asked the pharmacy for an emergency insulin refill and they... View More
In Arizona, Kevin's Law allows pharmacists to provide emergency refills of non-controlled medications for up to a 90-day supply, under certain conditions, when a doctor's authorization is not immediately available. This law aims to prevent lapses in critical medication, like insulin, due...View More
It depends on the reason the company gave for your separation. If they told you that you were being released due to your health and age, then you may have a legal claim against them if you were still able to perform the essential functions of your position.
I've seen my PCP she had me give my work an 8 day absent note I'm currently getting xrays so I have all paperwork and my PCP is doing FLMA paperwork with me Thursday. I haven't talked to my work since giving them the 8 days off doctors note Wednesday. I don't know what I should and should not say.
Good afternoon. You are required in Arizona to provide prompt notice about an accident at work and, because you have been told by your doctor that you have an injury, you should notify a person of authority at the company what injury you think you have. That should be in the note from your doctor...View More
An Arizona attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Depending on the amount in dispute and complexity of an appeal, people may choose to work with attorneys who handle health care claims. Read the fine print on the conditions for the appeal. It looks like three...View More
The doctor came in asked me what was going on where pain was said he was gonna check the results from ultrasound and be back and never came back, never saw my nurse either some random lady came in took out my ivs throw down the discharge paper work tells me to sign an leave, no one told me anything... View More
An Arizona attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. There wasn't a question included, but if you are wondering if the incident rose to the level of providing you with grounds for a med mal case, it doesn't sound like it. There is generally a need for showing...View More
I am in a custody battle with my ex-boyfriend over my 15 1/2-year-old son. We have a final court date next week. I need to know HOW he got copies of MENTAL THERAPY NOTES from 5-6 years ago. How did he do that without my knowledge?? These are not medical records. These are MENTAL THERAPY NOTES that... View More
Regarding how he got the records: The best way to find out is to contact the provider directly and ask why the records were released. You should ask for a copy of whatever subpoena, HIPAA Release, or other request your ex sent to the provider.
Back in Sept. we signed up for United Health Shared Ministry as our basic health coverage. My husband & I go to our yearly doctor visit but thats pretty much it, so we wanted a plan that fit our needs & didn't break the bank. We thought we found it, but boy were we wrong. All... View More
An Arizona attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. One option, and the most inexpensive one to start with, might be to look into whether your state's department of insurance could offer guidance. Good luck
An Arizona attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Until you're able to consult with a local attorney, it could depend on the plan and coverage, among other details. One option could be private commercial labs, if they're covered in the plan. Good luck
We need information about the limitations of a physical therapist that is producing their own e-course. As far as certain disclosures, or verbiage they are allowed to use when speaking to users outside their state of certification. Who would be the best person to contact for this? Or, what area of... View More
My husband and I both paid the bill without knowing the other person did. This was for our son’s newborn exam at the hospital. The doctor doesn’t have a physical office so I’ve been dealing with a medical billing agency. It’s been almost 6 months and they can’t provide any update. I tried... View More
If you believe you have been wrongfully discharged from an adult foster care provider without proper notice or alternative arrangements, you may potentially have legal grounds to pursue a lawsuit. Consulting with an attorney who specializes in adult foster care and housing laws is crucial in...View More
Parents are not automatically liable for their adult child's medical expenses unless they have specifically agreed to take financial responsibility or co-signed any agreements related to the medical treatment.
Currently requesting an ADA accommodation due to my high anxiety working in office at my workplace. I am diagnosed with Bipolar 1 and have had a history of anxiety. I let my company know about my disability; however, to approve the request, I am required to provide proof of disability and... View More
In Arizona, we live together for 8 years. Trust has no Medical POA. Only a will. We moved 3 mos. ago to mfg home in my name. Boyfriends IRA (I am beneficiary) and healthy checking. Balance. Revocable Trust dated 2017, attorney disbarred in 2018. No e-file.
"Now what?" is a really vague question, but I am answering with the presumption that your question is "how do I make my boyfriend my medical POA?" You need to execute a medical POA and provide the hospital a copy.
You can find the form for the State of Arizona here:...View More
In August 2021, my spouse was evaluated in our rural/local emergency room. It was determined he had Covid pneumonia and needed to be admitted but the hospital was full. A bed was found in a location 3 hours away. We have emergency helicopter insurance, so they were arranged for the transport.... View More
An Arizona attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. Given the $28,000 at stake, this is probably something on which you may want to consider seeking the guidance of an Arizona attorney. Health care claims can involve state-specific health, insurance, and consumer...View More
If there are criminal charges against the assailant, you should talk to the victim advocate. A lot of times you can get release conditions (if not already in place) that will prohibit contact or harassment. If there is no criminal case you may be able to get some form of protective order such as...View More
An Arizona attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. It sounds like it might be a difficult case. With such cases in general, connecting the infestation to the alleged source (to the exclusion of other possibilities) could sometimes present challenges. Additionally, if...View More
I thought there was a 2010 federal law passed saying patients have a civil right to choose who can visit. My wife was told that the birth of our first child in August will now be where instead of her mom and sisters plus myself be allowed, they will only allow 1 person and then mentioned I might... View More
Yes the hospitals are allowed to impose reasonable restrictions during this public health emergency. I haven't heard of any hospital denying all visitors, but I do believe most are restricting it to one visitor and requiring the visitor to pass some medical protocol to enter the hospital. If...View More
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