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Request CodeState / ProvinceDescription of Need
0921-1485COFriend feels that she is not receiving the care that is necessary. She has requested to be transferred to another hospital and the staff where she is right now is telling her that's not possible. I don't know if it is or not. She needs a good advocate.

Friend requires an advocate who understands the Colorado hospital system. She is in dire straits and is afraid that her utilities will be shut off soon and that her trailer in Lamar will be ransacked.

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0921-1484MTI am in constant and progressive pain and no one wants to help.

By talking to the medical professionals and encouraging my need for assistance.

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0921-1483CANeeds someone to look over all the medications being prescribed for 6-8 medical problems and see what is interacting with what. Bi polar, obese 5ft 260lb, diabetes, heart, kidney, high blood pressure, cataracts, pain meds and others I am unaware of
I need someone to look all the doctors diagnosis and meds and see which are counter acting other meds. Also losing brain function so to all this medication interaction. I am not medically trained but trustee of her Special Needs Trust. Medical is out of control

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0921-1482RINeed assistance with out-of-network provider (chargers) and UHC payments for these services.

I’m seeing out of net provider for IVIG. PA was obtained. I need someone to review charges.
The person that handles the insurance did not assist with a modifier, said too many of them. That is somewhat disconcerting when bills start coming in for IVIG infusion. Thank you

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0921-1481MAMy companion is not getting adaquate care and his sister's have old proxy . He wants to revoke it . Since he has been aced 3 times already . And one place came out disabled . No body is leisteining to him .
Monitor his care . Do what he wishes . When he verbally or somehow can communicate his wishes . Help him get what he needs

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0921-1480FLNeed someone to go to my pain management and get all records and find out why i have nightmares about my last time they gave me anesthesia. They were trying to convince me i did something ? And why and who followed me there and is still following me.

Im scared to go to any off my doctors because i get followed and noticed a change in attitude but nobody will tell me anything.

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0921-1479COCaregiver expelled from hospital/patient bedside for 24 hrs. We need help communicating patients wishes and making certain that patient is cared for properly.

Mediate issues on our behalf with medical staff. Be on our side not the hospital.

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0921-1478VAMy fiancé has been on Genvoya for about 5 years now for undetectable HIV. He has recently become a patient of the Pavilion at Williamsburg Place. They have not given him his Genvoya since Saturday a.m. med-time. He needs this medicine to keep his viral load low.

Please get this mental health facility to give him his Genvoya! If he doesn't keep his viral load low it can become full blown HIV. He needs help. They aren't listening to him and I'm 5 hours away. Please help him!

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0921-1477WVMy dr insulted me, said he didn’t like my personality . Called another dr “ SOB” threatened physical contact towards other dr
Called me a psychiatric patient with other dr.’s ( brech of confidence broken) he is no longer my dr and stopped my meds refills. I want apology

Are these issues valid for me to move forward ? How is best way to reach restitution ?
He tainted my relationship with other Drs. I cannot move forward with other drs because of this incident

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0921-1476ONMy sister needs a Patient Advocate immediately, She is being held against her will, not provided information on her condition or her future w a Trach and feeding tube since March of this year! She wants to be released to her home a mere 3 blocks away w home care.

You can help my sister get out of the hospital or to another facility that can inform her about her condition. She wants to go home w home care!

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0921-1475CACOMPLETED Need help to negotiate hospital ER bill that cost about $2500 dollar to get help to attached catheter as my father uninsured. Suspecting CPT code is higher than the ER service provided.

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0821-1474COMy younger brother has Covid and we want to try some New Solutions such as intravenous vitamin C , D as well as zinc, ivermiacin, And another medicine I just can’t remember the name of it right now. Anyhow the hospital will not go or allow him to try these, they seem to think putting them on a ventilator is the only solution. And we do not want to do that that will be our last option.

Get permission for us to use some new solutions that aren’t part of their protocol, all they are giving him now and steroids and antibiotics and they are not working. We are stressful time right now.

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0821-1473MDMy husband can’t stand up. Due to a failed knee replacement. I am using home health caregivers but can only afford six hours a day. He can’t get on the toilet or get up without assistance. He is a good sized man and is heavy to lift.

Help to find a place I can send him for help. That I can afford.

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0821-1472WAI need help understanding my long term needs after major surgery and after surgeon has signed off on my care.

I need help understand my health Care needs after major surgery.

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0821-1471WI(Please note: this is probably a need for a billing advocate, not an attorney.) I have a huge problem with Molina health/vision. I have reported them to the Better Business Bureau and the state commissioner here in Wisconsin and they have not done a whole lot. I am about to hire a lawyer but really don’t have the money for it. Could someone please call me and just talk to me and advise me on my next steps or if someone there is able to get on a phone call with me to Molina so that we can get things resolved while keeping my rights intact. Thank you thank you thank you!

I need somebody to be on phone calls with me to give me legal advice and make sure that Molina is not lying to me. I need somebody to help me write the bills that they have completely messed up.

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0821-1470MOCoordination of care for multiple rare diseases (Dercum's, MGUS, prurigo nodularis) plus other conditions (lipedema, Sjögren's syndrome).
Thank you.

I'm hoping an Advocate can help support me with coordination of care, organizing medical records and maybe helping me to find dedicated/compassionate/open-minded medical professionals.

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0821-1469CONeed help with a patient in mental hospital that was put in 72 hour hold. The facility now wants a 2065 hold, so need HELP Need someone to help navagate the process of mental hold

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0821-1468AZPatient in hospital 7-24-2021 with covid -19 then turned to pneumonia We were going to transfer him all of a sudden the very day we said we were going to transfer him they told us they had to vent him do to a collapsed lung on vent 8 days. HELP
we were going to hire a private nurse they said we can not bring her to the hospital. they said Bob has several doctors looking at him. We can't see him. We are afraid he may not make it in there. HELP PLEASE.

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0821-1467ILI need to find an attorney or advocate to help my adult son when I pass away. I have a chronic illness and becoming worse., I am apprehensive about what will happen to my son. He has nobody but me, his mother. Son is incapable of selling the house...

I need legal advice and help for my adult son when I die. Selling the house, and things that need to be sold, etc. Setting him up in a less expensive house of his own and financial arrangements. Not be able to do anything on his own.

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0821-1466FLMy sister had heart valve surgery in May. She has not returned to her normal mental faculties nor has her rehabilitation progressed. I feel as if she has been shuffled around and is falling through the cracks. I am from out of state and visiting trying to help her.

Understanding the sequence of medical events, understanding how to help her get back to her normal.

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0821-1465CAI need help with coordination of care (researching treatment options, looking up doctors, calling insurance or provider for estimated costs), applying for health grants and appealing medical bills, help with paying for technology that would help with chronic illness, and help with food preparation.
Thank you.

Diagnosis: Lyme
Research, finding resources, and finances regarding medical bills that wont be covered by insurance

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0721-1464MN• Preparing for medical appointments.
• Coming with to medical appointments, helping the visit be productive (in-person, non-negotiable).
• FYI, this is a worker's comp. injury. Client does have a QRC and a lawyer.
As described above.

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0721-1463FLDad in ICU at Flagler Hospital for covid.
Need Hourly private advocate, consultation to help us with the process
donation of ECMO, finding trials, help to understand the treatment he is getting , the process.

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0721-1462UTI am new to the area and struggle significantly with mental health. As recently as today I had a provider try to refuse prescribing me the very low dose/frequency of Xanax I have taken responsibility for almost 2 years. I don’t feel I am getting adequate care.

I need to know how doctors are allowed and not allowed to treat me. I had to go as far as getting a second appointment with a different provider 12 hours after my first appointment because I was instantly told to engage in eating disordered behaviors, despite disclosing my disorder.

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0721-1461PAPatient sustained injury (bruising/possible bone fracture) while inpatient.
What is Hospital protocol or current laws regarding obligation of hospital staff to report a patient injury (while on unit) AND obligation to document/investigate results of injury (bruising/fracture/swelling).

Can patient or medical power of attorney see nurse's/doctor's notes detailing physical findings? How to best advocate?

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0721-1460PAMy dad is in Deer Meadows for Rehab. They are telling me Medicare / humana is paying for 21 day stay which is up tomm. I feel he is not ready to go home. He had his heel removed a month ago due to diabetis

My dad had his toes removed a couple years ago on his other foot. I feel his foot still needs more healing . He is not bear weighting on his right foot and unable to stand long on his other foot, uncontrolled diabetis, glucoma in his eyes. They are pushing

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0721-1459NVI am a person. With a disability I have a zoom court date coming up at the end of this month I am not in need of legal help. I am in need of mental support assistance for my zoom court date. Since I am defending myself, as a disability.

I would like for an advocate to be present in the zoom court date with me for mental support. The advocate can be anywhere they don't have to be at my address they can get on the zoom from any location from any state.

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0721-1458NMMy husband went to the ER on a voluntary basis he was sent to a detox at haven behavioral he has been wanting to leave and they will not let him leave I don't know what to do to get him released

By helping me get him released

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0721-1457KYNeed help navigating insurance denial for recent eye surgery—the coordination of benefits was complicated since I had COBRA and another insurance and I’m having a lot of difficulty making progress with getting the claims reviewed.

Help by making phone calls, sending records/information between hospitals & insurance & following up to ensure all my options have been explored & we can get these medical bills covered.

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0721-1456WVAssistance to obtain all medical records, help in understanding them, possibly assist finding new providers specific to specialities and personal preferences, and assistance in next steps I should take to ensure better and proper care.

I do ask that before any charged services fees be discussed as I don't have many financial means available. I would be appreciative of basic advice to self advocate properly and to asses my medical history correctly.

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0721-1455TXI cannot visit more that x4 year. Other children less so some never. I try to call her or use video weekly but staff despite policy does not facilitate it consistently. I do not know how to keep a conversation going with her. Seems meds diminish her sensorium

Review medications for unnecessary cognitive loss. Regularly visit her to assess and connectoin team meetings to advocate for her. Help me understand her limits and how to communicate on phone or tablet. She had a Fib clot stoke.

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0721-1454SDI need advocacy to stop forced med order

Help me stop a forced medication order the medication makes me sick.

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0721-1453NYMy 20 yr old daughter is bipolar and has other disorders. She is no longer seeing psychiatrists/counselors. She self medicates with alcohol and pot. She has legal issues in 2 states. Her life is a mess. She needs an advocate to help her change direction.

Assign someone to help her get treatment, housing, legal assistance and hopefully, employment.

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0721-1452CAI am trying to find support to help me navigate life with chronic pain. I have had 5 surgeries in in 3 years with the most problematic being two cervical spine surgeries. I have severe muscle spasms and then more recently broke my wrist requiring orif surgery.

I could use assistance finding a support group bc I have become extremely depressed and can’t function very well. I have seen countless doctors and have lost hope. I have considered trying Ketamine infusions to assist with the depression accompanying my pain. My partner is against this.

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0621-1451NYI am a person withs stage 4 Breast Cancer. The Doctor I am currently seing has dropped my care with no notice. He was prescribing me 3 different medications. I called three times last week with no reply from him. I need my medication.

I would like you to contact him on a phone call. I have no idea how I ended up with him,just a phone call to come in, If you could please, call them , I would like to see another Doctor.

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0621-1450AZI really need a voice to speak for me. I’ve been my own advocate since October. I am receiving abusive treatment by doctors as a result of medical sexism. I am being kept from The care that I need and have been since that time as a result the surgery that I have needed for a long time likely may not be viable anymore. Mayo ER notes so it clearly. And I was referred there by two doctors because I was receiving that kind of trip elsewhere

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0621-1449AZI have reports bills and images that all state that a radiologist did a cerebral angiogram on me a few years ago and last year whenever I went to go get an adjustment from the chiropractors the wire that was left in my back broke I had no idea there was anything in my back till I went to go get an x-ray but the doctors have told me all kinds of things other than what I am seeing in the image

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0621-1448NY(Request from a fellow APHA member): I have received a call from a woman who is looking for someone to help with a few on-going medical conditions such as psoriatic arthritis, Lyme Disease and she had hip surgery. She takes biologics.
0621-1447NYI live alone and my children do not live nearby.I am looking for a service that provide asissitance to me if I need to be hospitalized...to oversee immediate care.thankyou

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0621-1446MIIndividual is currently in-patient at Pine Rest in Grand Rapids, MI and has no one to follow her care, manage treatment and report to family members who are currently unavailable to advocate for her.

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0621-1445FLI was admitted to the hospital for surgery. Right before I was supposed to enter the OR my surgery was canceled. I NEVER ENTERED THE Operating Room. Yet the hospital keeps charging me $16000 for operating time as well as medications to put me to sleep.

Help me to get the hospital to stop charging fir something that never happened.

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0621-1444CAMy father has bronchiectasis and is having a flair and his pulmonologist only has admitting privileges at Sequoia hospital. He does not have covid but I am concerned with the narrow standard of care protocols if this changes.

Trying to be proactive in case anything comes up. We expect a 5-7 day timeframe unless of course something changes.

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