Constructing a gaping loophole within ACA backed and individual/small business policies sold on the open market was probably not all that difficult for insurance companies to do. Want to limit a consumer’s access to quality care through their PPO? Shrink the preferred network of healthcare providers. Whether the government steps […]
“I have good insurance! Why am I getting these bills? I thought I was covered!”
Whether you have ACA insurance, Medicare or a policy through your employer, you need to know your fiscal risks.
Unless you are a high ranking political pundit or have a titanium policy courtesy of a rarified corporate […]
As the leader of a healthcare advocacy, I can assure you that there’s no such than as a living, breathing percentage. Humans have heartbeats, statistics don’t. Every person is an individual, with medical and mental health needs as unique as their fingerprints. Yet on a far too regular basis, statisticians […]
Summer months for many families include trips to the doctor’s office for annual check-ups and vaccinations. Making sure the family gets the care they need for a fair price is a big responsibility, but with a bit of pre-planning and organization, you can navigate the system successfully. We advise clients to […]
For a last will and testament to be considered legally binding, the law requires one be of “sound mind and body.” Yet, when an individual is signing paperwork in a doctor’s office or emergency room, there is no such stipulation. Our laws fight to protect the distribution of our possessions […]
NBC news reported today on the thousands of dollars, on average, cancer survivors pay each year after their initial treatments www.nbcnews.com/health/what-cancer-costs-you .
Having insurance is just the tip of the iceberg. Major medical events can be fiscally catastrophic. It is critical you review every bill, and take every possible opportunity to negotiate […]
A recent Reuters report, Medicare Patients: Beware of ‘observation status’ in hospitals, outlines the dangers of hospital status to Medicare patients. Hospitals are under pressure to avoid re-admission of Medicare patients, causing an increase in patients being given “observation” status rather than “inpatient” status. […]
In the New York Times piece featuring our CEO Sarah O’Leary, A Health Insurer Calls, With Questions, David Nash, dean of the school of population health at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia makes a statement that is trust-filled yet hopelessly inaccurate.
“It’s against the law to deny coverage […]
Several Affordable Care Act (ACA) clients across the country where insurers have listed healthcare providers in their preferred networks, only to have patients find that the information is false and their doctors/hospitals are out of network. A local news station in Georgia launched an Investigation into Georgia Insurer that included a […]
CEO Sarah O’Leary wrote a piece that was featured today in Huffington Post Women about the very real and often unforeseen financial damages of major medical events.
Here is the link to the article: