Frequently Asked Hospital Questions Archives - Carson Tahoe Health

Carson Tahoe Health Helps Patients Overcome Barriers to Care

Need help with health insurance, finances, or transportation to appointments? Carson Tahoe Health will work with you to ensure you have access to quality healthcare. Everyone needs to go to the doctor on occasion, whether for routine checkups, chronic conditions, or more serious health problems. Paying for healthcare and navigating health insurance coverage, however, can sometimes make these visits more difficult than they should be. “The most common healthcare barrier our team encounters in an acute care setting involves a patient’s personal finances or health insurance limitations,” says Karen Durbin, BSN, MBA, Director of Integrated Care at Carson Tahoe Health. “We have a close relationship with insurance companies. We can help patients navigate their plans and determine what is and isn’t covered to …


Should I Take Joint Supplements to Relieve my Knee Pain?

Dr. Sanjai Shukla answers local resident’s question about taking joint juice and glucosamine for knee pain.


Where Should I Deliver My Baby? 9 Questions to Ask When Choosing an OB/GYN and Hospital

Find out nine questions you should ask before choosing a hospital and OB/GYN to deliver your baby.


What Does a “Gold Level Rated Cancer Center” Mean to Me?

Cancer patients have the very best cancer care available to them right here in Carson City.


Why, Why, WHY Do Healthcare Professionals Ask My Name SO Many Times?!

Patient identifiers ensure patient safety & the best outcomes.