I suffer from agoraphobia, social phobia, panic disorder, PTSD and OCD and there are days when I can't leave the house. And it affects say like my dentist appointments if I miss an appointment or don't give them enough notice they can cancel me as a patient. I understand their reasoning for dropping a patient because if they do it too often they lose money. But my question is because of my disability can they drop me as a patient? Let's look at it like this it's 10 minutes before I got to go to my dentist appointment I already have anxiety about it next thing I know I'm having a panic attack and I end up missing my appointment. And that happens often what can I do about that you are just have to take it and find another dentist and then that's going to cause a whole another set of anxiety or do I fight back legally? I'd rather not go the legal route if possible but I kind of feel like these places are painting a wide brush on people who miss appointments like there could be some Joe Schmo just overslept all the time and there's people with medical conditions like me.
I suffer from the same issues. My Doctor is kind enough to do phone appointments for the time being.
There are also, Doctors online who will chat through and app. Face to face either on you phone or computer. Like FaceTime... they are real doctors & therapists.
Just do your homework to know who you choose is legitimate. Unfortunately, not many take insurance.
I hope you can receive the help that you need.
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