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New Hospital Policies That Affect Healthcare Pricing
March 4, 2015
New Hospital Policies That Affect Healthcare Pricing

In the midst of many public complaints about the high costs of healthcare in the U.S., there are new hospital policies that are affecting healthcare pricing. Keeping current on these hospital policies helps consumers understand what protections and rights they are allowed as well as any controversies about the policies.   Disclosure Policy on How…

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Defining the Ways for Medical Bill Transparency
July 22, 2014
Defining the Ways for Medical Bill Transparency

Bill Transparency Driven by Consumers (Related Opinions) From charging almost $20 for a simple pen used to mark a patient’s skin for surgery to charging a 500 percent markup for a single over-the-counter pain reliever (and each subsequent pill dispensed), the healthcare industry has its share of questionable billing practices. The way many healthcare facilities…

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Why Medicare is Overbilled
March 30, 2014
Why Medicare is Overbilled

A Medicare health plan is designed to cover American citizens over age 65, certain disabled citizens of any age and citizens who suffer from End-Stage Renal Disease. This type of insurance helps participants cover the expenses of medically necessary exams, procedures, surgeries and healthcare supplies according to the type of Medicare coverage for which the…

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