How To Play HMO HARDBALL
From Exam Room to Courtroom Get Necessary Tests & Treatments
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HMO Hardball Help Center
Hardball Help Centers's purpose is to provide HMO patients with easy, immediate solutions to everyday HMO healthcare problems that lead to delay and denial of care.
To read how HMO HARDBALL has helped other patients, click on HARDBALL Fan Club.
What are some of these problems?
Appointment Scheduling: Click to view the Appointment Scheduling Complaint Form to pressure your HMO and its doctors to provide convenient appointments.
Patient Participation: Click to view the Patient Participation Plan Form to pressure your HMO and its doctors to include you as an equal partner in medical decisions. Don't cower. Use your power!
Emergency Room Access:Click to view the Emergency Room Access Form to pressure your HMO's emergency room (ER) as well as a non-plan ER to provide quality diagnosis and treatment. Don't let your HMO violate your rights, because you're too sick to protect yourself!
Medical Records Access: Click to view the Medical Records Access Form to inform your HMO that you know how to take "responsibility" by doing a reality check on your medical records. Donít relax, get the facts!
HMO Contract Agreement: Click to view the HMO Contract Request Form. You must read your HMO contract. HMO lawyers justify all denials in the fine print. Compare reality with HMO hype. HMOs hide their contracts, so patients donít have facts!
These five bonus forms are provided free - a $5.00 value - when you buy the book.
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