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Request CodeState / ProvinceDescription of Need
1802-0869AZI am James Mabry's medical power of attorney. We are looking for a Claims Assistance Professional to help with miss-filed claims that are taking hours on the phone to get corrected. We are in Tucson Arizona, and in my searches I have not got any results for CAPs in Tucson.

With insurance claims corrections.

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1802-0868BCAge 39. One Child lives with me full time. After having cancer, into 20 years of chronic conditions - chronic pain as a result. No cures for me, only treatments for my bladder (worst part) no appts ever available when i need them therefore ruinung the success my surg provides...

I need urgent help I need a surg bladder that is $2000 to 3000 plus anually. (Is Only one small part of treatment too!) Only option other than a new bladder, which i can't afford either given us hundreds of thousands of dollars. Am on disability(pwd) so i cant affordmedica.Costs.

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1802-0867UTI was taken to a hospital and was made to do tests that I refused I didn't sign for and then tranfored to a different hospital 50 miles away, I stayed there an hour after taking with the doctor they lost me go. Now there is a hudge bill.

Advise me on these unnecessary charges?

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1802-0866FLErnest was born with a rare chromosome disorder called Klinefelter Syndrome. He has multi system problems. Unable to get questions answered when facilities and other providers are beginning to deny treatment and testing. There is also a high risk of cancer especially in our family and with this disorder.

Ernest has health insurance : Medicare, Humana Supplement and CHAMPVA. Case Management for his progress ( needs supervision due to short term memory problems, following through with his daily routines, finding doctors who are willing to provide care and if not than why, Set up better support system ). Advocate.

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1802-0865BCI am just inquiring for the future, as to the availability of advocates in my area, costs for over seeing personal health care directives etc. I understand certification will be in place in 2018, so things will change, but curious as to availability of advocates in my general area. Thanky

Knowledge of navigating the health care system, familiarity with patient rights, ability to question, to think outside of the box and be assertive, when necessary.
Communication skills, listening and negotiation skills.

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1802-0864VAStroke survivor, insulin dependent diabetic. On medicare. Been harmed at local hospitals. Local doctors require patient to use abilities lost in stroke or not get insulin. Have needs but no longer have abilities.

Be intermediary between patient/doctor office and medical facility such as hospital. Aid patient in getting medications.

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1802-0863MDMy mother has multiple myeloma and is not being given any nutritional information. It is not enough to hire a nutritionist - even one who has expertise in the area of cancer and nutrition, because there is no possibility of interacting with the doc, in this case, and customize her

Nutritionist IN the appointments with the doctor to customize her care.

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1802-0862NMHelp with determining total out of pocket expenses involve in surgery and recovery.

See above. Additionally help with finding visiting nurse, since I live alone.

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1802-0861DEI have been acting as my brother's patient advocate for the past five years, he has since moved to Dover Delaware and I to Maryland. He has a very complex medical history and needs someone to help him find a good medical team and plan of action.

I have been traveling all over the southeast looking for Specialists could help find me a diagnosis. Now that I have moved I feel as though I am back at square one with no definitive answer and very little Direction, I am looking for some help getting started again.

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1802-0860ONHave traumatic brain injury. Looking to speed up my search and follow up possible resources for slowing current early onset dementia. Difficult to do myself possibly due to army dementia symptoms.

Research resources for me and with me. Make necessary phone calls for me.

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1802-0859FLwhen I first came to florida, I caught a bad cold. I went to a clinic to get help. the clinic gave me to a PA named Janet. Don't know her last name. The clinic was called royal Oaks in Port St John, Fl. It has since changed hands.

Janet black listed me. Now I can't get a doctor any where here in Fl

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1802-0858ON and FLI am a Canadian resident but currently in Florida. I need a hip replacement urgently as I am in great pain and I cannot wait for the long delays to have the surgery in Toronto. I have scheduled the surgery at Boca Raton Regional Hospital for Feb. 14,2018.

I hope to have my out of pocket medical expenses reduced as much as possible by a combination of reducing my US costs and or reimbursement from my Canadian insurances. The hospital fee was $19,139.00 (advance payment required) which does not include many other fees e.g. surgeon, anesthetist etc.

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1802-0857NJNeed help getting long term mentally disabled Dult life saving treatment for a heart infection that will kill her. She is on social security disability for her bipolar disorder. I am her rep payee and power of attorney. I am her mother. She has good insurance. She is drug addict.

Get her committed. Make me guardian.

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1801-0856NJI need to find an advocate on behalf of senior nursing home abuse lack of care etc o prefer a call bc I don’t check email

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1801-0855WYMental health . Need some one to help in meetings and appoitments to step in as sometimes one of the voices i hear can take over and if i had an advocate they can then say that its not me talking now its one of them.

if you or any one could help and find me some one to be an advocate for me to attend appointments with me either that be the drs or seeing someone for meetings that i may need to attend like forward leeds and services that i may get back with

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1801-0854GAMy wife is in a rehabilitation facility in Augusta Ga. I need help asap.

I need an advocate to help me keep my wife from being discharged, as she is in no condition to return home. And at the present time as her husband. I am physically unable to assist in her care at home.

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1801-0853COI have just been and am still goimg thru hell I have been on the same painless. For over 15 years. As long as Dr. P. Pennington was my Primary Care Physician everything was fine. DaVita Health org. Bought out CSHP and for Dr. Pennington out of office an IwasassignedtoanewPCPnamedDr.J.Kunstle. Allheneededtodowasanswerafewquestionsandeverythingwouldhavebeenfine butthruhisincompetenceandneglegentsIamsuffering

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1801-0852IAMedication consulting towards reduction/cessation

Looking for someone who can support my son towards going off Zyprexa.

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1801-0851UTMy brother is on Medicaid and needs to be in a nursing home. He is not able to care for himself, there are many medical problems. We have had no assistance from the state of how to apply for the benefit. It has been challenging.

By helping us navigate how we find out if my brother qualifies for nursing home care and what do we need to do to have him admitted as soon as possible? His living arrangements will be drastically changing within a couple months. He requires professional care.

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1801-0850IAFIND A HEALTH PLAN AT THIS LOCATION
RECOMMEND POSSIBLE HEALTH PLANS

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1801-0849NHDealing with parents with chronic health issues (age 87) and early dementia/Alzheimers (age 70). They don't have much money and I'm clueless when it comes to services available, options for living (and keeping them together), etc... as well as the best way to set things up for everyone.
Help me navigate the choices, understand costs and protect my family's finances while we're taking care of my parents.

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1801-0848FLI am the Guardian of the patient. He is 65 and as traumatic brain injury when he was assaulted on March 17th, 2017. He needs a long term facility

He is being bounced around hospitals in Miami, I am trying to move him to NJ and get him on Medicaid. I have no idea what too

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1801-0847NJInsurance clarification, make medical appointments, accompany to medical visits and advocate for patient, organize prescriptions, organize medical records

Help navigate the insurance landscape, organize medical paperwork and make and accompany to doctor visits and take notes and speak for patient. Organize prescriptions and take pressure off patient by taking charge of day to day medical issues.

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1801-0846MOJohn had a stroke with continual memory loss. He is a strong type A
Depressed with extreme anxiety given little meds. Treated for 15 yrs. Now chest pain and heart problems. No one listens to me! Needs correct meds. Psych says anxiety due to location change. Help

Intervene and talk to DON or administrator or anyone!

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1801-0845TXNumerous Patient rights violations in facility where patient voluntarily admitted for Post Partem Depression and is now being held involuntarily.

Facility has denied patient and husband family right to input on her care and will not answer phone calls or allow any input for an adequate treatment plan.

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1801-0845AZNEED SOME KIND OF LEGAL ADVOCATE FOR A SERIOUS CASE OF CRIMINAL CHARGES... THAT WERE ACIDENTAL AND DUE TO ADVERSE INJECTION OF MEDICATION

BY ADVOCATING FOR MY CAUSE AND JUST CASE

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1801-0844AB, CanadaUnable to access timely addiction care due to chronic pain issue (AHS providers says they cannot accomodate pain in detox) and unable to get effective pain relief. Little to no quality of life. Housebound due tk chronic pain.

Need advocate to get GP to provide treatment options, need to access treatment for pain, addiction and mental illness concurrently.

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1801-0843MOLooking for assistance with his medicare/supplemental insurance claims that were denied after a heart surgery. He was in acute care facility and then discharged on a Friday and they attempted to relocate him to a sub-par facility on a Friday when no medical staff was on site.

Looking for assistance to dispute an expense and obtain a reimbursement from medicare

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1712-0842WICant find a provider and i am having a hard time getting into the dentist.

By helping me find a provider and helping me get issues resolved that i have been trying to get resolved for 4 years now

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1712-0841LAHospital bedside

Need someone to stay with my motheR at night and advocate for her.

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1712-0840NVI serve Nonna's son, Ryan. Nonna is taking care of her severely disabled son 24/7, but l so has lupus and gets sick frequently. Although the State of Nevada helps Ryan and advocates for him, Nonna currently has no advocate but needs one!

Help arrange medical appointments, get medication, arrange personal care services, find support groups, ensure insurance/food stamps/monthly financial benefits, etc.

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1712-0839COPatient has had a bi-pap machine/equipment on a "rental" basis. The amount that has been paid thus far by him and insurance company and what is still owed is exorbitant. The DME provider is very unprofessional/belittling and just want their money. Need amount due reduced!

Help us find what a fair and reasonable charge would be for the DME.

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1712-0838LAMy father is suffering from acute heart failure which recently resulted in multiple organ failure. He is currently in the icu living of the maximum dosage of medication. They say his chances of recovery are next to impossible. I’ve trying to found concierges for more options to no avail.

I don’t know how an advocate can help but I just want to ensure that my father gets the attention he needs and the best treatment he can possibly get. I’m at the brink of desperation and I’m running out of options.


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1712-0837CAWas misdiagnosed 10years with false blood clot disorder. Ptsd worse, fear doctors, dr will not follow up error or give ptsd meds, he is already being charged by medical board for other patients. Need to clear records and have follow up for health concerns from coumadin unessessarily, and undertreated ptsD.

Help me find an advocate in California. Help me to become one. Also an attorney who could challenge statue of limitations on discovery and mental disorder delayed discovery. Still do not know statis of heath misdiagnosis 2 tears later. Dr. Budhram is one of many whom started this misdiagnosis


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1712-0836BC, CanadaThat I have been to too many time. They Don't tell me thing on the result. finding Need some one to navigate me in medical system. To help me prove my condition.

To make a plan that Dr wont brush me off.


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1712-0835GAI have a sensitivity to drugs but I’m being forced by the state to take one. I think I understand the problems I’ve had well and I would like help achieving my goals of living with out unnecessary drugging.

Help me clear up errors in my charts and suggest clinical approaches that I agree with.


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1712-0833MTI had spinal fusion surgery on March 6, 2016 in Great Falls, MT. I currently live in Missoula MT and am seeing doctors for pain in my arm, legs, no feeling in my right hand and depression. I'm getting the run around with doctors. I had two RFA procedures.

I'm getting the run around with doctors and difficulty getting medical records to and from doctors from different providers.

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1712-0832CANo information was provided by this requestor.

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1712-0831TXHospital staff is unresponsive to patient if a family member is not present. Doctor does not respect patient right to involvement in decisions about care.

Advocate for patient rights, advocate for post-hosp therapy/care, look out for prescription of inappropriate (allergic) meds, help get proper meals delivered to patient during hospital stay, help ensure requests for toileting help are responded to. Help see that the staff do their jobs and patient is not ignored

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1712-0830GAWanting to help with the choices the patient has made and help over ride them as his son

Help me to get him to eat


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1712-0829NVPatient has a new diagnosis of lung cancer with metastasis to the brain. Need someone to assist them in navigating the healthcare system in Henderson.

Finding an oncologist, outlining a treatment plan, seeking a second opinion. etc.
facilitation, explanation and coordination


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1712-0828CALegal advice: Patient has been on dialysis few months and like to talk with a legal consultant people due to the medical drug Nexium has caused body injury(per patient)! If you know of a legal team that can assess the situation that can assist this client, please call me.
Esther

Give legal consultant to the patient.


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1712-0827ORMy mother (64 yoa), is in need of comprehensive pain management. She is on SSI and Medicare and is not getting proper pain management from her current PCP.

I need aid and assistance in getting her the chronic pain management help that she needs in the Portland area.


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1712-0826LA My drs are level medical information out not being honest I've
cimplained spoken to supervisors no change


Need a advocate to step in and assist because drs are trying to cover
tracks by lying

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1711-0825 CA Maria is in a coma. I'm out of work and need Medi-Cal. Please help.


Get me Medi-Cal

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1711-0824MT Mental health


 To function with coworkers all taking shots at it.

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1711-0823NJ Looking for an Advocate to help with friend in a Nursing Home possibly
being mistreated.


Navigate the correct avenues.

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1711-0822GA hospital bedside


Im having problems with getting proper service from the hospital

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1711-0821CO I was refused treatment by my Primary Medicine MD, she stated that she
was afraid of me and would not treat me.I asked to speak with her
Supervisor.After waiting a little bit over 10 minutes I left because the
Supervisor never appeared. I am a RN and a patient advocate.


 I want a sincere apology from the doctor and I want her appropriately
disciplined by the local AMA! If this does not happen, I may pursue
legal action against UCHealth of Northern Colorado.

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1711-0820VA Insulin dependent diabetic, medicare, problems get aid and prescriptions
I need since stroke. Always required to do things I cannot do since
stroke. Bad experiences with UVA hospital and Martha Jefferson Hospital
and Dr Santulli and Dr Chabbra at Albemarle Endocrinology in
charlottevile VA area and medrtronic for isulin pump.


Work with doctors offices and hospitals and patient so patient be
treated as person and patient to get treatment, insulin and medtronic
insulin pump supplies as well as propper perscriptions through medicare
and medicare health plans to keep patient alive within patient's post
stroke abilities.

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