Disputing Excessive or Surprise Hospital Bills

Disputing Excessive or Surprise Hospital Bills

If you require a trip to the hospital, your health should be your primary concern.  However, all too often, a recovering patient later receives an excessive or surprise bill for the visit, which causes additional stress and worry. Excessive or surprise hospital bills...
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...
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. Before paying any medical bill that was sent to you, it is...
Aggressive Emergency Room Bills

Aggressive Emergency Room Bills

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...
WHAT TO DO WHEN MEDICAL BILLS ARE TOO HIGH?

WHAT TO DO WHEN MEDICAL BILLS ARE TOO HIGH?

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...