My daughter, 29, was having vision problems and went to Wayne Mem ER, probably 3 yrs ago. The ER docs suspected brain tumor and sent her by ambulance to Geis CMC. After much testing, no tumor was found and the bills were totaling just over $30K. I just found out about this. She tried to forget... Read more »
answered on Jan 13, 2022
problem is that the social worker at the hospital should have filed a medical assistance application. However, if she was poor she may have been a medical assistance recipient and the bills should have gone to Medical Assistance. At this point she is "judgment proof." it doesn't... Read more »
I have been asked to be the Health Care POA for a friend . I dont mind helping with health issues but do not want the responsibilities of all the other financial and legal obligations . Can I be one without the other
answered on Sep 28, 2021
They are different. The best way is to ask for a copy of what it is they'd want you to sign on to.
She lives in filth, doesn't eat, can't clean herself and sits and sleeps in her own feces and urine.
answered on Aug 3, 2021
I would approach an elderlaw attorney who is certified; the area office on aging can be of help.
While I waited for my stitches (under the influence of alcohol), the nurse told me the doctor came in between 5-530 while I was sleeping and decided to let me sleep with the deep wound in my thigh. They told me they were extremely short staffed at the time.. I do admit I had some heated words with... Read more »
answered on Jun 17, 2021
Unlikely that it would be worth the cost of the case, but as members of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice like myself offer free consultations so that you may get informed advice, why not contacting them.
Your leaving however could end the story. Unless your wounds and bleeding... Read more »
I recievced a dui and had minimal amounts in my system at the time with zero record or history of abusing my medication. Perscription is Medical Marijuana for the last 2 years
answered on Jun 16, 2021
Any trace of marijuana in your system makes it illegal to drive. It is a per se DUI. So while Marijuana is rapidly legalizing the DUI laws are showing no signs of changing in that regards. Can a treatment program force you to stop taking marijuana is another matter entirely. Typical attorney... Read more »
answered on Feb 26, 2021
Time frame of two years post care for what--a claim? Insurance? you need to give us a bit more informtion.
The one cop was very aggressive and used unnecessary force and illegal detainment. now they want to charge me with BS to coverup their mistake due to them on ego trip.
answered on Jan 7, 2021
The problem with your question is that it lacks the context needed to answer. Why they were in your home matters. For instance, many police departments will cuff a person when they are executing a search warrant. Your simply stating "you are not violent" doesn't mean that you... Read more »
This is a very common scenario in the laboratory business and I am referring to a compliant EKRa compensation plan that was promised
answered on Jun 5, 2020
Sounds like you have a breach of employment contract action. Contact an attorney who handles both.
answered on Jun 5, 2020
Medicaid has nothing to do with unlicensed autos. If you mean does it make you over assets, it depends on the value. The medicaid statute doesn't, as I recall, get into the registration status of any vehicle--just do you own it, what is its value.
I heard nothing from them for a year, I have no idea why they are billing me, and have not contacted. I received another statement in April. Am I legally responsible to pay them? What is the best way to handle this.
answered on Apr 24, 2020
Did you have insurance? Is this because of a copay or deductible? Was there a denial of claim? The statute of limitations for most contract claims (and you may well have signed an agreement to pay) is 6 years in Pennsylvania. So yes, you have to pay attention to it. Start by finding out why and... Read more »
I do not work for the company and I was in quarantine for COVID-19 with a negative result. They won't allow him to return to work without documents of my negative results.
answered on Mar 30, 2020
If he gets a negative test that should end it. They can't make him produce your records--that's silly. But assuming he wants his job......
Not sure why they'd want yours anyway. But they can't tell someone they can't work based on a third person's status.
need a lawyer from Pennsylvania pittsburgh area
answered on Mar 27, 2020
Hi, it is possible. Much of the case depends on the actual prognosis and treatment plan going forward.
Scott Bocchio, Esq.
answered on Feb 12, 2020
Not sure what your question was. If he was injured there would be a potential for a claim, depending on the circumstances--the age of the child, who was handing him off etc.
I have worked in a restaurant for the past 4 years. Recently the state of management has gone downhill. As someone who also works in the medical field, I understand I, as an employee, am not allowed to go into work around food with contagious conditions. I provided them two seperate doctors note... Read more »
answered on Feb 12, 2020
You should file for unemployement as you were not terminated for cause where you had necessitous and compelling reasons.
I have a legal question about my post-divorce obligations. My daughter turned 18 in October, but she is still in the 10th grade - she failed more than once. She was supposed to graduate in June 2020. That won't happen. We live in Pennsylvania. Am I required to provide health insurance up until... Read more »
answered on Jan 1, 2020
If your support order requires you to maintain coverage for her, then you should. If you feel it's a burden for you to continue covering her after June 2010, you can file a petition with the court to seek a modification of the order.
My insurance dropped me because I “make too much money” but I never received the notice they said the mailed me. So I had gone to the ER and now I have a $4000 hospital bill. The insurance company said I can’t file a complaint because I am no longer insured under them and the insurance... Read more »
answered on Jan 1, 2020
The hospital should have a process where you can apply to have the bill reduced. Call the hospitals billing department
DME company made a mistake billing insurance since June 2019, sent statements to patient in Sep 2019. In Sep 2019, patient told supplier to pick up item, they no longer want it. DME supplier said they would not unless a doctor told them to. Does the patient have to pay for the rental cost... Read more »
answered on Oct 22, 2019
Patient has, I assume, asked them to remove it in writing and saved a copy of the letter. Suggest the person contact the Medicaid office that deals with providers.
I am disabled, very ill and trying to get my medical records from multiple physician specialty practices. Due to the complexity of healthcare expansions and electronic medical records that has taken place over the decades, it is now 4 months, over 100 phone calls, many signed releases and I’ve... Read more »
answered on Oct 14, 2019
An attorney who handles health care matters should be able to help you. Good luck
answered on Sep 29, 2019
Insurance practices are governed by state regulations, so a Pennsylvania attorney would be most familiar with applicable laws. But your question remains open for two weeks. As a general practice virtually nationwide, policyholders are provided with the information you describe. Just ask your... Read more »
I am an RN certified in Botox and derma filler injections. I aware that injections must be supervised by an MD/DO. My question is does the doctor have to be physically present for a nurse to do injections or can he be within a certain distance and accessible by phone? Is there a regulation that you... Read more »
answered on Aug 19, 2019
Hi, I am not a lawyer in PA. I will say that here in Texas delegation really depends on state statutes. I'd check out your scope of practice laws in Pennsylvania. Certainly tele-medicine is a thing but some states have distance requirements when physicians delegate tasks. Also, are you a... Read more »
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