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Archive for the ‘Insurance & Billing’ Category

Medigap and Medicare’s Annual Wellnesss Visit

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Posted on August 11th, 2019 by Bettina Carlson, under Insurance & Billing, Medicare, Patient Advocacy, Patient Tools, Take Charge

Now, that we covered the Basics of Medicare and the Changes to Medicare 2020 in our previous blog posts, today let's take a look at a couple of features of Medicare that people always seem to be confused about: Medigap and the Annual Wellness... Continue Reading »

Medicare – The Basics

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Posted on July 30th, 2019 by Bettina Carlson, under Insurance & Billing, Medical Planning, Medicare, Patient Advocacy, Patient Tools, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

It’s almost this time of year again, enrollment in health care. One of the options you may have may be Medicare. Whether you will be a first time enrollee, or whether you already are enrolled with Medicare, over the next few weeks, we will... Continue Reading »

Conversations around death and dying: how to protect your loved ones

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Posted on October 23rd, 2018 by Teri Dreher, under Insurance & Billing, Medical Planning, Patient Tools, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

We all know it's going to happen at some point, but planning for your own death and dying process is no easy task Still, preparing for medical emergencies and what will happen when you die is extremely important - especially for the loved ones you... Continue Reading »

Advocating for Lower Healthcare Costs for Seniors – Revisited

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Posted on February 14th, 2018 by Sally Perkins, under Healthcare Reform, Insurance & Billing, Legislative Issues, Patient Advocacy

It feels like we're getting new information every day on how the US health system is changing. With costs seeming so volatile, we thought it'd be a good idea to revisit a previously published blog. Advocating for Lower Healthcare Costs for... Continue Reading »

Medicare Open Enrollment

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Posted on October 9th, 2017 by Teri Dreher, under Insurance & Billing, Tips & Resources

Medicare Open Enrollment Open Enrollment for Medicare is right around the corner. While Medicare coverage is great, changing your coverage, or joining a plan in the first place, can be tricky. While your own health may have changed in the last... Continue Reading »

Advocating for Lower Healthcare Costs for Seniors

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Posted on August 7th, 2017 by Sally Perkins, under Insurance & Billing, Patient Advocacy

Advocating for Lower Healthcare Costs for Seniors One of the biggest financial stressors currently facing seniors (among both pre-retirees and retirees) is the rising cost of healthcare. A combination of factors has made healthcare an ongoing... Continue Reading »

Insurance Company Claim Denials

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Posted on June 7th, 2017 by Teri Dreher, under Insurance & Billing, Observation Status

NShore Patient Advocates can help clients with many different types of health insurance claim denials.  Unfortunately, the public isn't aware or educated on the rules in our healthcare system.  The public takes a reactive approach with their... Continue Reading »