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Tips to Prevent Receiving an Unexpected Large Hospital Bill
February 20, 2015
Tips to Prevent Receiving an Unexpected Large Hospital Bill

Financial debt is a devastating problem in the U.S. that can cause a domino effect of other financial problems, such as credit card debt, bad credit and sometimes even personal bankruptcy. Receiving an unexpected large hospital bill in the mail can lead you into financial debt quickly. As a consumer you can take steps toward…

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Affordable Care Act Supporters Numbers Dwindling
December 28, 2014
Affordable Care Act Supporters Numbers Dwindling

The Affordable Care Act is here. Whether it’s here to stay is still to be determined. While confusion and controversy continues to surround the Affordable Care Act, there has been success with providing healthcare to the previously uninsured and allowing preventative care treatment to those who previously did not have access to it. To characterize…

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Couple Gets Baby and Million Dollar Hospital Bill
December 10, 2014
Couple Gets Baby and Million Dollar Hospital Bill

The “babymoon” is becoming a buzz word worldwide, a little vacation for expectant parents as they get prepared for such a life-changing event. Unlike the honeymoon, which celebrates a marriage after the fact, a babymoon celebrates an impending birth. For one Canadian couple from Saskatchewan, their babymoon turned out to be an experience that has…

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Mid-Sized Businesses Face Challenges with the Affordable Care Act
October 25, 2014
Mid-Sized Businesses Face Challenges with the Affordable Care Act

Business owners are facing unprecedented challenges due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Health Care Reform or Obamacare, which may have a profound impact on their bottom line. The changes required by the new law may prove to be some of the most difficult compliance issues companies ever tackled, and the high…

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Health Insurance Help at Wal-Mart?
October 21, 2014
Health Insurance Help at Wal-Mart?

With more than 4,000 stores in the United States, chances are you’ve shopped at Wal-Mart at some time in your life. Now the retail giant is seeking to expand even more – this time into the health insurance sector. In fact, Wal-Mart announced Monday, October 6 that they want to be the number one healthcare…

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Medical Debt Burden
October 19, 2014
Medical Debt Burden

Trying to get the most for your money on your medical care is much different than any other “shopping” experience out there. The doctor chooses the tests and treatment to eradicate what is bothering the patient. The patient does have a voice, but more often than not, the doctor is calling the shots and the…

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Effects of the Affordable Care Act on Employers
October 8, 2014
Effects of the Affordable Care Act on Employers

The impact of the Affordable Care Act on businesses has been a chart-topping subject of debate since the announcement of its very existence. According to critics of the law, it will shake up companies to the point where they will be forced to cut hours and staffing just to hold their bottom line above the…

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How Medical Bill Reviews Combat the Medical Industry
September 24, 2014
How Medical Bill Reviews Combat the Medical Industry

When credit card statements arrive in the mail, people generally have no problem reviewing each and every line item to be sure the charges are accurate. If there are any instances of identity theft or double billing, they want to know so they can address it immediately before paying out their hard-earned money in error….

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Mergers and Acquisitions Benefitting the Healthcare System
September 16, 2014
Mergers and Acquisitions Benefitting the Healthcare System

Large healthcare systems buying smaller offices and providers merging with each other have become extremely popular among many in the healthcare system. The healthcare market, it seems, is becoming more competitive, and the benefits of a large group practice model can be quite attractive in the eyes of the insurance companies as well as the…

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