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...
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.
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.
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.
More and more people are becoming the victims of excessive emergency room bills…often to the tune of tens of thousands of dollars. Most people are unaware that an ER visit often will include separate fees from the hospital and the doctors who care for the patients...
One thing is for sure: if you receive a medical bill, you MUST review it in detail or risk overpaying for those services. This isn’t an easy task. Most medical bills are confusing, lacking necessary details for you to ensure their accuracy. Resist the temptation to...
Finding a way to ensure that the bill is corrected is often a time-consuming process ….
Finding a way to reduce your financial responsibility for hospital bills ….
Can health insurance companies deny coverage for a pre-existing condition….
What no one tells you about out-of-network bills Well, it depend ….
What to do if my insurance company denies a hospital claim ….
Am I required to give my social security number to my doctor? ….
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