The Medicare Part B Deductible

The Medicare Part B Deductible

It’s January, the start to a new year…and the start of a new year for Medicare Part B claims as well. If you are new to Medicare, and even if you aren’t, we want you to be prepared to expect to receive bills related to the deductible. Here’s a refresher on the topic....
How A Doctor Gets Paid Impacts Your Bottom Line

How A Doctor Gets Paid Impacts Your Bottom Line

Why should you care to understand the process involved in creating and processing a medical claim? Because the elements of that process directly impact how much you might have to pay for those services. Medical claims consist of two key pieces: procedure codes and...
10 Deadly Assumptions about Healthcare Costs

10 Deadly Assumptions about Healthcare Costs

The Affordable Care Act has brought insurance coverage to millions of people who never had access to insurance before. While more people have coverage, everyone is still at risk of significant financial responsibility for their medical care. Most care is not 100% free...
The 911 on Emergency Room Visits

The 911 on Emergency Room Visits

A trip to the ER could save your life….but it could throw your financial health into cardiac arrest. To help you avoid a tsunami of medical bills after being treated in an emergency room, here are 3 tips to consider: 1.Think twice before heading to the ER ERs are...