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Q: Can a hospital disregard a healthcare POA just because the notary was a hospital employee?

I needed a notary at the hospital (where my mom was an inpatient) that could notarize a healthcare POA for my mom. A nurse/notary came to my mom's room where my mom signed, my daughter and I signed and it was notarized. Later the hospital would not recognize the healthcare POA stating a... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jan 21, 2024

A Wyoming attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It's possible the hospital might have such a policy in effect to protect itself from being accused of a conflict. One option could be to check with the state entity that administers notaries. Good luck

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Q: Can the hospital still pursue payment?

A hospital illegally admitted my daughter and is expecting payment. They had my daughter for over 12 hours before notifying me. The admitting nurse signed the admission form and told staff members that she had talked to me. I refused to sign anything. The credit bureaus have deleted the debt from... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 4, 2022

A Wyoming attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. An attorney would need to investigate the details of the admission. Try to arrange a free initial consult with an attorney after outlining your exchanges (conversations, emails, texts) and daughter's account... View More

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Q: Is it normal for a pain management clinic to give you a cup to do a UA but not a lid when any one can contaminat it?

Although it's probably 96% employees on other side of that door where it's located is it safe to say I have a good argument for not passing a UA that I should of passed? As well as it was brought to my attention I failed my last one as well but no one told me about it if that's the... View More

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Oct 10, 2016

Review it with your lawyer. It wouldn't be normal for sanitation reasons, but not illegal. Not a great argument,weaker still if you had failed an earlier screen.

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