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How Can I Minimize a COVID-19 Hospital Bill?

How Can I Minimize a COVID-19 Hospital Bill?

If you received a COVID-19 hospital bill, you might be concerned when you review the cost of treatment. If you were in the ICU or on a ventilator, your bill could be in the thousands – even after health insurance covers the contracted allowances for an in-network...

COVID-19: Navigating the New Normal

COVID-19: Navigating the New Normal

“Navigating Access to Care” was the topic of our April 6 webinar, the first in our series on “Crisis to Calm: Navigating the New Normal.”  Susan Null, Medical Bill Advocate, joined Nicole Christensen, BCPA, CEO of Care Answered, to discuss the ways that patients can...

Four Dangerous Assumptions Concerning COVID-19 Medical Billing

Four Dangerous Assumptions Concerning COVID-19 Medical Billing

If you think you may have symptoms of COVID-19, it’s important to speak with a doctor who will be able to advise you whether you should get tested. Given how contagious coronavirus is, telemedicine has become the new norm for healthcare visits. It’s important to be...

Unexpected Medical Bills as a Result of Telemedicine Visits

Unexpected Medical Bills as a Result of Telemedicine Visits

As COVID-19 (coronavirus) alarmingly spreads throughout the nation, telemedicine is becoming an increasingly common way for doctors to communicate with patients. While the last thing you should be worrying about during the current crisis is paying medical bills, high...

Understanding Pharmacy Benefits and Prescription Costs

Understanding Pharmacy Benefits and Prescription Costs

Understanding medication coverage and navigating your pharmacy benefits plan can be extremely perplexing. As prices for medication can vary widely and formularies constantly change, you want to make sure you are paying the lowest possible amount for any medication you...

How Can I Dispute an Emergency Room Bill?

How Can I Dispute an Emergency Room Bill?

If you had a health condition that required a trip to the emergency room, the last thing you should be thinking about are the medical expenses you will incur. However, even if you have health insurance, you will likely end up with several substantial bills depending...

What Questions Should I Ask Before I Seek Medical Services?

What Questions Should I Ask Before I Seek Medical Services?

If you require any type of medical services, it is crucial to ask questions in advance to avoid incurring unexpected bills. Even if you have insurance, you shouldn’t assume that any of the services you receive will be fully covered by your policy. Making a few...

Disputing Excessive or Surprise Hospital Bills

Disputing Excessive or Surprise Hospital Bills

Excessive or surprise hospital bills can arise whether you are self-pay or have insurance.  In many instances, this can be the result of clerical errors, fraudulent practices, or procedures that were either not authorized or performed by providers who were not within your insurance company’s network.  If such a scenario arises for you, it is important that you know how to protect yourself and your finances. 

What Should I Ask in Advance of My Annual Physical Exam?

What Should I Ask in Advance of My Annual Physical Exam?

Many insurance plans cover the costs of services associated with one annual physical exam each year as part of your wellness benefits under the plan. Keeping on top of your annual wellness visits may help you avoid health issues before they even arise, by allowing you the opportunity to discuss preventive health measures with your doctor. However, since there is no standard definition of what is included in an annual physical exam, knowing what services are covered by your insurance, can be extremely confusing.

How to Understand Your Medical Bill

How to Understand Your Medical Bill

Whether you’ve been to the hospital for an emergency, or to your primary care doctor for a routine checkup, trying to decipher the codes and terms on the bill you receive can be confusing and overwhelming. In addition, in order to ensure that you are being billed appropriately, it is first necessary that you understand what the information contained on your bill means.        

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