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I'm a US citizen living part time in Costa Rica. We have medical ins thru work. I just keep up with Obamacare online. What's the newest ? Pamela
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I found out that I was pregnant. I went to a free clinic to determine that I really was. I don't have health insurance. I applied for affordable care act and said I was eligible for medicaid. I applied for medicaid. So im playing this wa...
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hello, i don't know if this is the right place to ask this question but i am applying for health insurance and i had questions about the 'annual deductible'. Is this something i have to pay before i get coverage? or how does this work ou...
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hi all, i am 14 years old boy, a year ago i have been to a doctor to check my height (only 140 cm) and asked me to make x-ray test, so i made it and my bone age was estimated between 11-18 so is it okay?
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I am just calling this to people's attention. Mental health parity (equal coverage for mental and physical health care) was put into law by the last administration (I believe it takes effect as of this year) and was recently strengthened...
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Now that Massachusetts has in effect killed health care reform, what happens next?
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Hi all, I come one year ago in USA in order to start my PhD in ME. My term is starting this August but I recently found out that I am 2 months pregnant, which is the best thing ever for me. I have visited 20 hospitals in Northern Virg...
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In order for a patient to receive good health care, I believe the Medical Schools need to change or add to what is being taught. Western Medicine needs to incorporate some of the Eastern - and this would need to be taught at the Med Scho...
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Anyone can get injuries, accidents or adverse health situations anytime. Heavy medical bills, medical equipment charges, doctor’s fee and other related expenses that comes suddenly in life is not easy to maintain with routine incomes.
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I suspected a case of lead poisoning from a colorful ceramic. And I’m just glad I made the connection when I did. I don’t think my family physician would’ve made the connection as soon. My follow-up appointments like two weeks away...
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I do not have health insurance and am looking for a doctor. Are there any provisions under the new law that would allow for a comparison of doctors based on what each charges for service, short of calling each and asking?
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Have any of you noticed that many of the tier one medicines have been reassigned to tier two? This is very serious. A co-pay that may have cost $20 may now cost $200. The multiples vary.
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Can you do a bullet point analysis of House Bill 3590? Especially the section on cancer hospital and Assisted suicides, abortion and euthanasia?
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About 8 million Americans own long-term-care insurance, which helps cover the cost of in-home care or nursing home and assisted-living facilities. So why are so many claims being denied? The reasons may vary, however some fear the re...
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Are there any person know about High Temperature Superconducting Coils and Its features, it's related to my current Project.
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585414 tn?1288944902
My concern has been that I require many accommodations for my disabilities and have diagnoses and treatments that are to a large extent clinically undefined outside of specific researchers and have spoken to hospitals (including ones I h...
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Most of us know about the chicken pox vaccine introduced in 1995 to prevent those itchy red spots that appear most often in childhood. But did you know that the chickenpox virus never disappears and remains dormant in our body’s nerve ce...
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http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/08/us/08vets.html PTSD is clinically complex but there are a variety of regulations on when people are eligible for specific benefits. What might be people's opinions on this regulation or ideas in general...
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One of the biggest problems in health care is the fact that physicians (and hospitals) do not always get promptly reimbursed. This has led to the creation of an entire industry, largely unregulated, known as "factors". Factors purchase y...
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585414 tn?1288944902
I do know that there can be some concerns over the safety of natural remedies.I also know some can be effective whereas some are not and some can be unsafe. My question is should they be regulated in some manner as right now they can onl...
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