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How can I manage my medical care for Parkinson's disease?

Managing your medical care will be easier if all your doctors and specialists belong to the same medical practice or HMO, because all your medical records will be in one place. In addition, seeing other specialists in the group (orthopedists, physiatrists, occupational/physical therapists, speech/language pathologists, and psychologists/psychiatrists) can reduce the hassles of obtaining referrals and filling out endless paperwork at new doctors’ offices. Find out, too, if your insurance covers home health services for medical management in the home, physical therapy visits, and so on. You may be surprised at what is covered.
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