You have three options. One, you can appeal the insurance company's determination. Two, you can see if the insurance company's determination voids some or all of the medical charges because of the violation of the agreement between the doctor/hospital (I have seen over $200,000 worth of...Read more »
On probation for a dwai last year. Recently went to emergency room to assist in final leg of self-imposed withdrawals (from a substance not scheduled or controlled, but which could likely constitute prob violation against using "abusable" drugs - Tianeptine) and associated panic attack.... Read more »
As a condition of parole, the general rule is that parolees cannot prevent the release of limited amounts of relevant medical records on request (often tied to the type of offense). The ER visit (with documentation) should be ok with your parole officer, as for Tianeptine this is a grey area. Since...Read more »
Healthcare should be covered under the separation agreement and custody agreement. For the minors it is totally reasonable to request that the father pay for their healthcare costs (esp. if he is historically the breadwinner--this request will likely reduce potential alimony requests). For you,...Read more »
Husband had dental work done prior to his 6 month waiting period. No one at the office had told him that he had this waiting period (understandably, we have the duty to read all fine print). However, I went to my own dentist and they notified me immediately of my waiting period and wouldnt... Read more »
From your facts is appears that your dental insurance company provided adequate notice to you and applicable dentists, so you likely do not have a claim against the insurance company. Turning to your husband's dentist, your situation is not a clear-cut case. Unless the dental agreement states...Read more »
I' handling a similar matter like this today. There is not a clear rule on this matter and it partly depends on your insurance. As a general rule, your insurance carrier requires the ambulance company (like all medical billers) to follow certain procedures. If the biller (the ambulance...Read more »
It may be a violation. However, therapists are allowed/required to report certain information. The most common exception is if a crime of significant injury/harm is likely to occur. Lawyers have this exception too incidentally... If you feel the reporting was not justified you can file a complaint...Read more »
Has a court already held that you are incompetent? If it hasn't there will be a required hearing in which the party trying to find you incompetent will have to prove by clear and convincing evidence (a heightened standard) that you are incompetent. You should seek legal representation (either...Read more »
My overbearing parents are determined to have me medicated for depression even though I refuse treatment. 7 months ago they called the cops and had me taken in to the hospital for a mental evaluation. I was released within an hour because I was not suicidal and did not have intentions of harming... Read more »
From the US Constitution, an individual has a right to a judicial hearing before being involuntarily committed on an permanent basis. There is an exception that allows the state (i.e. police or social workers) to place a temporary hold (without a hearing) if there is a reasonable belief the...Read more »
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