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This article discusses that genetic testing and personalized medicine are rapidly evolving and becoming the future of medical treatment. Genetic testing not only helps identify an individual’s risk for developing a certain disease or condition, but it also provides information on how best to treat a condition.
In this article you will learn if you need care that is unavailable within your provider network, contact your insurance plan to learn what your options are and how to request prior approval to see an out-of-network provider.
This article informs you that The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) contains provisions protecting your health information, as well as who has access to your records. If you can look at medical information and can’t tell who the person is, then it is considered “protected health information”.
This article explains not be embarrassed to discuss personal issues with your doctors. You are a valuable piece of the decision making process and have insight and instincts that even your doctor does not. Your doctor wants the best outcome for you as much as you do, so do not be afraid to ask questions, voice concerns or share information with your provider. Empower yourself to ensure that you receive the best possible care.
This article discusses what to look for if you're interested in obtaining a second opinion as well as common fears patients may have in the process. Today, a second opinion is very common and encouraged by doctors.
This printable article describes how pharmacists are well-educated in both prescription and over-the-counter products and are able to help with any medication questions or concerns. Pharmacists work closely with your doctor to give you professional guidance about your health.