How long can a health plan take to pay a doctor?

Answer According to The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), once a claim is submitted to a health plan requesting reimbursement for medical services performed, the health plan has 30 ... Read More »

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Can your health insurance company force your spouse to take her employer's health plan as primary instead of yours?

Coordination of Benefits Yes, under the standard Coordination of Benefits provisions contained within Group Health Plans, the "rules" to determine which coverage pays first (primary) are clearly st... Read More »

How long does it take for a doctor to take stitches out?

4 stitches, about a couple of minutes. No it doesn't hurt. Yes it is very quick.I am a nurse and removed thousands of stitches in my career. It has never been a problem or painful.

Do you take lots of vitamins as part of your good health plan?

I do take a few specific vitamins. I eat lots of veggies and fruit from my garden in the summer which I plant organically, but I know that many foods are not grown in terrific soil and also some vi... Read More »

Your husband has medicare and a health plan from his employer which plan should be the primary plan?

Answer Where I work, the employer plan would be secondary and medicare would be primary. It might depend on how the company has it set up but I can't imagine any company today wanting to be the pri... Read More »