I need specialized care, there's only one hospital that provides it, I contacted them & I qualify for admission but even though the program is part of a larger hospital system (that accepts medicare) their admissions team for the specialty services says they do not accept medicare for the treatment I need. What's worse is that I asked if I could use another payment source (like cash) & they tell me no, because I have medicare they can't treat me at all! How can this be?
It's unfortunate that you were not able to receive the care that you require but physicians are not obligated to treat. The doctor-patient relationship is voluntary for both sides.
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