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Archive for the ‘Observation Status’ Category

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 »

The Biggest Mess in Healthcare Today

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Posted on December 21st, 2015 by Teri Dreher, under Observation Status, Something New

Not a week goes by that I don’t hear stories from seniors, those who care for seniors, and even healthcare providers who are fed up with the “scam” of the inpatient vs. observation status controversy.   This major rule that is part of the... Continue Reading »

Medicare 30 day Readmission Confusion

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Posted on July 22nd, 2013 by Teri Dreher, under Observation Status

Well, didn't it used to be easy to know if you were admitted to the hospital? You went through the ER, got transferred "upstairs", a nurse and admission specialist came and asked several dozen questions and you settled in for your stay. Not so much... Continue Reading »