10 posts tagged with insurance and HIPAA.
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HIPAranoia....

PrivacyParanoiaFilter: My employer offers a discount on my health insurance if my spouse and I take a Health Risk Assessment (HRA). I get the idea, but are there any downsides privacy-wise that they're not telling you? [more inside]
posted by JoeZydeco on Oct 25, 2012 - 21 answers

Pick up medical records on changing providers?

I recently changed jobs--and health insurance providers. As a result I need to change dentists (and possibly GPs). I am in good health--should I bother collecting my dental/medical records and giving them to the new doctors? I am entitled to them under HIPAA, right? [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Aug 8, 2012 - 11 answers

My brother needs his knee fixed but can't pay for it.

My brother was scheduled to have knee surgery, but has just lost insurance coverage. How can I help him? [more inside]
posted by Vorteks on Oct 26, 2011 - 16 answers

How can I insure my spouse on the private market?

I'm going nuts trying to figure out the rules on how to get my spouse on an individual high-deductible health plan when coverage is theoretically available through my employer. The internet is useless. Can the hive mind help me here? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 13, 2011 - 7 answers

Will I be able to go from medicare to private insurance?

If I lose medicare, will I qualify for private insurance? [more inside]
posted by TigerCrane on Feb 26, 2009 - 4 answers

How do I even start to fill out these short-term health care applications?

How do I fill out an application for short-term health care if I barely even remember which doctors/clinics I've been seen at, let alone why? [more inside]
posted by Skwirl on Aug 29, 2008 - 4 answers

HIPAA and a gap in coverage - help me decipher the law?

YANMLFilter: You're not my lawyer, but I'm going to ask you for help deciphering part of the HIPAA anyway. Specifically, the bits regarding pre-existing conditions. [more inside]
posted by CrayDrygu on Jan 22, 2008 - 18 answers

What is a reasonable amount of debt load for someone with a chronic illness?

What is a reasonable amount of debt load for someone with a chronic illness? I come from a family that doesn't accrue debt, which I realize is a luxury many people don't have, so I haven't had a model for managing debt. Specifics about my particular situation follow. [more inside]
posted by RobotHeart on Dec 22, 2007 - 13 answers

Can HIPAA help me appeal a Dental Claim denial?

What is the best approach for appealing a dental insurance claim that was denied for a pre-existing condition when I have had continuous coverage? Does HIPAA apply? [more inside]
posted by eisbaer on May 31, 2006 - 6 answers

Help me better understand COBRA and HIPAA

COBRA/HIPAA: Help me understand how these health insurance laws might apply in several employer-leaving or life-changing events. [more inside]
posted by weston on Oct 27, 2005 - 7 answers

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