Does anyone have Medicaid and have to have a case worker make your first dr appointment? I'm asking because I have been calling and leaving messages with mine and can't get them to call me back. I'm fed up with them gonna try to make my own appointment with my dr in the morning
And the bad part is I'm 16 almost 17 weeks and still haven't got this other place to call me back and as far as I know when a receptionist answers a phone they make appointments not transfer you to another person for you to leave a voicemail and wait for them to call you back to make an appointment I'm really fed up with all of this
Call the doctors office, even if you don't have the card or policy number they can look it up for you, we do it all the time at my office. If it isn't active yet you don't have to pay, they'll bill it and you can just give them your Medicaid number when it becomes active, it covers 90 days retroactive so they'll just resubmit the bill to Medicaid. I've never heard of having to go through DHS to set up an appointment.
Do it online I did and got everything mailed to me and didn't have to wait for a case worker and you get to pick your own doc. All u have to do is call when u get the things in the mail and set up everything then go to whatever doc u want.
It may be only like this in Alabama but I called the drs office a couple weeks ago and they wouldn't make me an appointment when I told them I had Medicaid so maybe if I don't tell them till I get there it will work
I can't use the drs from the county my Medicaid is through cause I live in a different county and I can't use the ones where I live cause my Medicaid is through a different county and the county line is right at my house depends where you stand in my yard what county your in I called the dr and can't make an appointment myself it has to be the lady from the family success center
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.