Frequently Asked Questions About Health Care
Q. Do all diagnostic procedures require pre-certification?
Q. I just joined a new HMO. How difficult will it be to
choose the doctor I want?
Q. Well, can I get coverage for my pre-existing conditions?
Q. What happens if I want to try alternative forms of medicine?
Q. My pharmacy plan only covers generic drugs, but I need
the name brand. I tried the generic medication, but it gave
me a stomach ache. What should I do?
Q. I think I need to see a specialist, but my doctor insists he
can handle my problem. Can a general practitioner really
perform a heart transplant right in his office?
Q. Will health care be any different in the next century?
A. No, but if you call right now, you might get an appointment by then.
This page was last updated October 1, 2006.