Access to treatment

Discuss issues related to access to treatment here, such as health insurance and Medicare/Medicaid. Share information and tips on getting access to the treatment you need.

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Back injections ??

moonbeam45
  • By moonbeam45 · Posted March 18, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • I am going to start injections in my back for pain . Has anyone done this ??? I am very scared and nervous ..... Any feedback would be helpful ...

young adults sufferning w/mental illness

stepmom1
  • By stepmom1 · New reply August 29, 2013
  • 9 replies
  • Is anyone else struggling with their young son/daughter at home who suffer from mental illness? I have a 20yr old step son that has been diagnosed but his father and I have no idea what for. The psychologist ...

Health Care Reform Problems

Ron7
  • By Ron7 · Posted March 23, 2012
  • 0 replies
  • With all the health care reform changes patients as well as providers of all disciplines are running into all kinds of walls. Patients suddenly find themselves with another carrier, or not covered, or ...

Doctor, office and insurance company nightmare

MsPoppit
  • By MsPoppit · Posted December 7, 2011
  • 0 replies
  • Hi, Everyone, Can you help us. One of our friend's on Inspire here, has terrible RSD and is constantly in pain. She went to her doctor about a month ago to request a procedure and he agreed. His office ...

Obama Care for Mental Health

dee-ann (Inactive)
  • By dee-ann (Inactive) · New reply October 2, 2011
  • 2 replies
  • This came in from a member who is supporting the mental health awareness week. It is a short article on Obamas future funding for mental health, through the new health care reform act, now law. The links ...

Is anyone out there? (plead and vent)

Billboutin
  • By Billboutin · New reply May 31, 2011
  • 28 replies
  • I am 57 years old and I have Aspeger's syndrome, a form of autism, so I have very poor social skills even though I am very "verbal" and good with language. I was raised Catholic and became a "born again ...

Mental Health services

jacksonlow
  • By jacksonlow · New reply March 25, 2011
  • 1 reply
  • Humans normally learn and grow during their lifetimes. Without such progression, people may become unhappy, stressed, unproductive and frustrated. Mental health therapy or psychotherapy or counseling ...

Affordable help around Bear Delaware

sruthi
  • By sruthi · Posted February 15, 2011
  • 0 replies
  • I have a very troubled past and came to this country hoping to do well and find help all the way. I was wrong.. I am in a bad situation right now.. both having to fight my past and present. I need help ...

cutbacks in reimbursement rates are creating shortages

Ron7
  • By Ron7 · New reply January 17, 2011
  • 8 replies
  • Last summer Medicaid, and other insurance carriers, cut my reimbursement rates by 27%. In the past 4 months mental health providers have been closing their offices. Many of them were practicing in rural ...

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