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...
How to Negotiate a Medical Bill

How to Negotiate a Medical Bill

Medical bills are confusing…and can be costly. Finding a way to ensure that the bill is corrected is often a time-consuming process. But it is a process that you should undertake, given the fact that medical bills are often plagued by errors that result in significant...
How to Negotiate a Hospital Bill

How to Negotiate a Hospital Bill

Finding a way to reduce your financial responsibility for hospital bills is a detailed and time-consuming process. But it is a process that you should undertake, given the fact that medical bills are often plagued by errors that result in significant costs for...