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Archive for the ‘Tips & Resources’ Category

THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT (ACA) AND FILING YOUR 2014 TAX RETURNS

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Posted on January 8th, 2015 by Teri Dreher, under Tips & Resources

This is a guest post written by my partner, Avrom Fox, MSW. All US citizens or permanent residents living in the US were required to have minimal health insurance coverage as of January 1, 2014. This was the requirement of the ACA which... 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 »

Technology That Saves Lives

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Posted on October 16th, 2014 by Teri Dreher, under Patient Tools, Something New, Tips & Resources

iPhone users, have you had a chance to update to IOS 8 yet? If not, you are missing out on a valuable tool that can actually save lives. The new smart phone health and medical information app includes a handy way to store your correct, up... Continue Reading »

The Best Medication Websites

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Posted on May 14th, 2012 by Teri Dreher, under Prescription Drugs, Tips & Resources

A client of mine recently noticed some abnormal bleeding after being on a stable regimen of blood thinners for several years. Upon further investigation, we realized that the bleeding was due to a new antibiotic that had added to his low dose... Continue Reading »

Let’s Start with the Basics: Speak up!

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Posted on March 19th, 2012 by Teri Dreher, under Patient Advocacy, Tips & Resources

Patient advocacy means many things to many people, depending upon the challenge they face when interfacing with the health care system in America today. It is important for every person to think about ways they can start to advocate for themselves... Continue Reading »