Rhode Island Health Care Law Questions & Answers

Q: What type of lawyer do I contact for negligence or fraud when dealing with Healthsource RI, and how do I go about it?

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Jan 29, 2018
Neville Bedford's answer
Look at the directory here and choose one. Then contact them to arrange a meeting with your evidence. They may ask for a retainer for the costs of their time.

Q: Is there a Law in Rhode Island against Counselors sexually abusing their clients?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Health Care Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Jun 8, 2017
Neville Bedford's answer
Yes, this is strictly prohibited.

Q: My mother inlaw was in a nursing home for two week hospice paid first five day the she was denied Medicare she die on

1 Answer | Asked in Collections and Health Care Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Mar 16, 2016
Neville Bedford's answer
Sorry for your loss. If you signed a guarantee for her medical costs, you may be contractually obliged to pay.

Q: I just received a bill for an MRI I had on 11/5/08. I already pd $564.01 on 3/6/09. Can they bill me 26 months later?

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Jan 24, 2013
Neville Bedford's answer
Send the creditor proof of the prior payment and that should resolve the matter.

Q: When living in a group home for mentally ill when they go to hospital who recieves the medical records

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Jan 24, 2013
Neville Bedford's answer
Medical records may be requested by the patient, their guardian, or treating providers.

Q: As a psychologst in RI, how do I respond to a subpoena for mental health records requested by lawyers opposing my client

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Jan 24, 2013
Neville Bedford's answer
Your practice group will likely have attorneys retained to file the appropriate motions to ensure you comport with HIPPA regulations. If you do not have a practice group with counsel of record, consult with a local attorney who may assist you in filing the proper motions and following procedure of the court.

Neville Bedford

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