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  Illness or Condition
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  Patients Rights
 
 Can HMOs prohibit doctors from telling their patients about more expensive procedures?
 
 Do I have a right to see my medical records?
 
 Does my employer have to offer me the opportunity to elect continuation of my health insurance coverage?
 
 Have there been complaints about my physician in the past?
 
 How can I find out if my physician is licensed in New York State?
 
 My insurance company refuses to pay my hospital emergency room bill saying that it was not an emergency. Can they do this?
 
 What are my rights as a health insurance consumer?
 
 What can I do if I am denied health care services on the basis that the services are not medically necessary?
 
 What is a health care proxy?
 
 What is health insurance 'open enrollment'?
 
 Where can I obtain protection and advocacy legal or technical assistance regarding rights and services for people with disabilities?
 
 Where can I register a complaint about the care being provided a resident in a local nursing home?
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