I recently lost my Medicaid coverage because I got my Social Security Disability awarded and they said my income was too high. I can't get Medicare for two years. I tried to get private coverage , but because I have a pre-existing condition, no one will cover me. My pain specialist says he will no longer see me because they say they have a "No Self Pay" policy. I was in the middle of spinal injections & medications, therapy, etc. (to manage pain), when this happened. I have the money to pay them. Is this legal ? Can they refuse me treatment mid-stream ? What am I supposed to do now ? It seems to me,.... I COULD / May be a dangerous situation. Please advise me as to what I should do now. Do I have a case ? Strong? Weak? None?
I guess the old greenback is not what it used to be; what has the world come to? Surely some doctor will be willing to accept you as a "self-pay" Legal case at this point in time - No (lucky for you no damages) I would check with another health insurance agent, maybe under Obama Care you can't be denied coverage due to a pre-existing condition. You can also check with a PA local social security attorney to make sure you have not been wrongfully denied Medicaid. Best wishes for a speedy recovery
What a shame! Move on and find a new doctor that is willing to provide you with the necessary care you require regardless of your method of payment. Like the other esteemed attorneys, I too do not believe you have a case, as a doctor can "fire you" as a patient. Find another doctor.
Best of luck to you.
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