At home or hospital and claim they was refusing to give me anymore care due to a past drug history that I never even failed a drug test for they went back in to my records and then have to sign my self out ama to have a doctor call me to tell me what was happening and said it was unethical and... View More
Under EMTALA, if you present yourself at the emergency department of a hospital, they are required to do an emergency assessment and provide appropriate medically necessary life-saving treatment to stabilize your condition before transferring or discharging you.
I was in jail/prison and allegedly a “family member” who was at my last known residence was served my summons. I had no clue of any of this information until 2023 upon a case net civil search. The debt is for medical bills/lien (improper lien) I may add as a result of a personal injury’... View More
I suggest you hire an attorney who is experienced in filing motions for relief from void judgments. Because more than one year has passed since entry of the judgment, you are ineligible to file a motion to set aside a default judgment, which requires "good cause" and articulation of a...View More
A Missouri or Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. The short answer nationwide is usually "yes," they can. Even with insurance, people can be declined pre-authorization for surgical procedures by their carriers. I'm sorry for your...View More
My health insurance company continually refuses to answer direct questions I have re: claim denial. Specifically, what codes were used. In addition, they also provide false/misleading answers to questions re: claims, my policy. My Q: what laws could they potentially be violating with this tactic?
A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. In terms of the codes you mention, the billing companies for the medical providers that treated you input those. You should be able to see those line-by-line on your bills, which you could request copies of from...View More
A nurse practitioner at the mental health clinic I work at gave out my personal cell The patient contacted me via text message on my day off wanting to schedule treatment. I am an administrative assistant and don't see any reason for my personal number to be shared.
I'm sorry that this happended to you. Speak to the nurse practitioner's supervisor to make sure this doesn't happen again. It's up to you but I doubt that it will make finacial sense for you to pay an attorney by the hour to send a letter and engage in back and forth with the employer.
I went back to work and everything was getting worse I was drinking lots of fluids and urinating started again but my hip and leg kept getting worse I went back and they told me I had osteonecrosis and would have to have a hip replacement after I got copies of both my ct scan results in June it... View More
A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for five weeks. Making a determination of this situation would require a medical opinion. It sounds like you are asserting a theory of failure-to-diagnose, based on your contention that you suffered damages from your osteonecrosis...View More
I was allowed to start working at a nursing home before the pre employment background check was conducted.2 months later, I was terminated because the background check showed an arrest for kidnapping and burglary, to which I am not guilty of,but no conviction. The case is still pending in court and... View More
My husband is getting ready to sign on a work comp settlement. The amount has already been agreed upon. He has signed all the documents, but there is one that concerns us which is the Medicare Stipulation.
According to this document, if he should seek out future medical treatment that... View More
This link should give you some further information on Medicare with regard to settlements. You should consult with an attorney for any specific questions. https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coordination-of-Benefits-and-Recovery/Workers-Compensation-Medicare-Set-Aside-Arrangements/WCMSA-Overview
Parents are still alive, Mom was placed in a nursing home, dad, I think signed papers medicaid papers which turns over assets. I am the only child but live out of state. Could we deed or put into a trust? Options?
I have verified no Liens on the property other than a bank note.
A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. Given the basic format of this question and answer board, it could be difficult for an attorney to meaningfully advise you. You could reach out to med mal law firms in your area. Most firms that handle such cases offer...View More
Two stents in heart, one in leg. They would not let me say goodbye to my mother, I thought I was going to die because I had to lay there so long with no intervention until my Covid test came back, which was negative. All they did was give me some pain medicine, they knew I was having a heart... View More
I am currently in risk of having my lower limb cut above the knee. In the past when I've had infection I was able to get x-rays CAT scans and MRIs with no problem but this time they said since I didn't have a fever they denied me. Do I have a claim against Medicaid can I sue them for not... View More
A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal and frustration in obtaining vital medical care. If your denial is based on medical necessity, your primary care provider or the specialist who referred you for the MRI should be able to...View More
The service was performed in August of 2017 and the first time I ever saw a bill was November of 2019. I assumed (and forgot) that insurance covered it and it was a done. When the bill showed up, I first asked for an explanation of benefits as well as the excuse for only seeing it 27 months later... View More
The account number is missing 2 numbers. Example: contract signed at hospital. J1234567. Account number on bills they sent me after service have J001234567. The 2 account numbers don't fully match. Can I use that to get the case dismissed?
You could repost your question under the Landlord-Tenant section. There's no guarantee that all questions are answered, but your question remains open for a month and would have better chances of being seen by an attorney who could offer input there. Good luck
My grandma had known copd and was just recently diagnosed with lung cancer. We were looking at a few years left with her. At her doctor appointment on monday the nurse took her vitals but spent an unusually long amount if time trying to change her oxygen level reading. Before she stood in front of... View More
Contact a member of the Mo. Assn for Justice/Mo. Trial Lawyers assn that handles medical negligence cases. The problem is that a person that is bringing a case has to show that but for the mistake the person who died would have lived. That is sometimes very difficult, especially if the person has...View More
You didn't ask a question, but if you want to know what to do, the answer is to meet with an attorney knowledgeable with landlord tenant law. Most importantly, don't ignore the suit or a default judgment will likely be taken against you.
Without reviewing your medical records and gathering more facts, it would be hard for any attorney to form an opinion of the strength of your potential claim. Contact a local attorney who practices med-mal.
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