Is it a law for physicians to file secondary health insurance for their patients?

Answer No law requires physicians to file secondary health insurance plans for patients or for individuals to have secondary health insurance. This type of coverage helps cover expenses not paid by prima... Read More »

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When treating patients, are physicians required by law to have BLS or CPR certification?

By law, no. If they work for a hospital or corporation, then it would likely be required for employment.Then there's the public expectation that a doc knows what to do when...(Not always the case!)

Are male and female patients treated differently by physicians?

On One Hand: All patients should receive the same careA physician is required to abide by the American Medical Association's Code of Medical Ethics. As part of the Code of Ethics, "the patient has ... Read More »

If you and a spouse have different health insurance but have never designated one as primary or secondary could this cause problems when you do designate primary or secondary?

Answer If you have insurance through your employer, and you are the policy holder,(the insurance is in your name) this insurance will be primary for you, and your spouses insurance policy will be s... Read More »

If you are the custodial parent and have no health insurance but your new spouse does will your ex-husband's health insurance be primary or secondary?

Answer The birthday rule is often used to determine which plan is primary and which is secondary. Under this rule, the plan of the parent whose birthday occurs first in the calendar year is designa... Read More »