Jun 28, 2004
Is it against regulation for a ppo md to schedual you an appt. if your on an HMO plan and you want to make arrangements to pay him in full at time of appt. just to get a second opinion from him, Kaiser treats me like a medical Id # instead of a patient like my previous ppo Doctor who was more concerned of me as a patient
Response from Ms. Franzoi
As long as the doctor you want to see for a second opinion agrees to see you on the basis that the visit will not be submitted to insurance and that you will pay in full, there would be nothing to prohibit you from seeing him. This is entirely up to the doctor. It won't affect your HMO coverage under Kaiser.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Is Tingling In Fingers An Early Sign Of HIV?
- Sore On Penis Sign Of HIV Infection
- Diarrhea After Sex With Sex Worker Worried I Have HIV
- Painful Red Spots After Fingering Worried I Have HIV
- Red Eyes After Sucking Penis Worried I Have HIV
- Sore On Mouth After Getting Scratched Worried I Have HIV
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.