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Archive for the ‘Insurance & Billing’ Category

Hiring an Expert to Dispute Your Hospital Bill

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Posted on October 31st, 2016 by Teri Dreher, under Insurance & Billing, Tips & Resources

John Riley had a stack of medical documents that proved his hospital had overcharged him. His health plan and the hospital had agreed that his colonoscopy 18 months ago should have cost $450. Why did he keep receiving a bill for $1,580.00? For more... Continue Reading »

Physicians Flee

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Posted on September 19th, 2016 by Teri Dreher, under Clinical Trends, Insurance & Billing

Has your doctor sent you a letter in the past 12 months that he or she is closing their practice or leaving the practice to retire? The independent doctor is disappearing. Many may cite economic reasons because Medicare is paying less, insurance... Continue Reading »

Quick Tips to Filing a Health Insurance Appeal for a Denied Claim

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Posted on December 16th, 2014 by Teri Dreher, under Insurance & Billing, Tips & Resources

This is a guest post written by my partner, Avrom Fox, MSW. Your insurance claim has been filed. A number of weeks pass and you receive an EOB statement (EOB = explanation of benefits) from your insurance company showing what you may owe. You... Continue Reading »