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America’s Reaction to the Affordable Care Act after the Unveiling: Polls Reveal Current Public Opinion
June 6, 2014
America’s Reaction to the Affordable Care Act after the Unveiling: Polls Reveal Current Public Opinion

Two months after the deadline to sign up for a health insurance plan under the laws of the Affordable Care Act, millions of Americans have widely varying opinions about the effect this new healthcare law has had on the nation. A poll conducted by Bankrate revealed that 43% of Americans believe that the Affordable Care…

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How to Report Medical Billing Fraud
June 3, 2014
How to Report Medical Billing Fraud

Medical Billing Fraud When you hear the phrase “medical billing fraud”, do you picture a villain in a white lab jacket who plots evildoing even before a Medicare patient walks through the facility doors? You very well might, especially in light of recent news events in which some physicians across the U.S. have fraudulently billed…

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Ways to Reduce Medical Bills
May 29, 2014
Ways to Reduce Medical Bills

There are ways to reduce your medical bills to true and accurate charges if you suspect that you haven’t been charged correctly. Do not wait until you are drowning in medical debt to question the validity of your medical bills.  Everyone should make it a habit to question everything on their medical bills when they…

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10 Things to Know Before Your Doctor’s Appointment or Hospital Visit
May 27, 2014
10 Things to Know Before Your Doctor’s Appointment or Hospital Visit

It has been estimated that hospitals in the U.S. overcharge their patients by about $10 billion every year. Tens of thousands of patients are paying markups of 100 or even 1,000 percent annually without even realizing it. Don’t let yourself fall into this trap—follow the steps below to dodge unnecessary charges and only pay what…

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Why Are Hospital Systems Buying Physician’s Groups?
May 23, 2014
Why Are Hospital Systems Buying Physician’s Groups?

The Effects of Hospital Systems Buying Physician’s Groups All across the country, hospital systems are scouring the market in attempts to acquire physician groups as they arrange their business to fall in line with a system that reimburses based on quality of care, outcomes and cost control rather than the traditional fee-for-service system. In the…

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Medical Billing Complaints
May 20, 2014
Medical Billing Complaints

Medical billing complaints are on the rise and with very good reason. Over 80% of medical bills contain errors, whether from erroneous charges, double billings or, in some cases, abusive charging practices. It’s no wonder that patients are finding it difficult to trust their hospital or physician to charge fairly for their services.   Why…

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How to Save Money with Medical Billing Audit Services
May 16, 2014
How to Save Money with Medical Billing Audit Services

Dealing with hospital and medical bills can be extremely stressful, to say the least. Sadly, many patients often find themselves in debt, or have even declared bankruptcy, because of costly health problems. But while there’s not much we can do about the high cost of healthcare in the United States, what we can do is…

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How Does Medical Billing Really Work?
May 14, 2014
How Does Medical Billing Really Work?

An Inside Look at Medical Billing We hear every day how healthcare costs and insurance premiums are rising and how America is by far the most overpriced country when it comes to paying the price of being healthy. What we don’t hear, though, is the story behind all of it. Who decides what we pay?…

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Start Saving With Medical Bill Review Services
May 13, 2014
Start Saving With Medical Bill Review Services

We all want to save money when possible, so healthcare should be no exception. Just like we find ways to cut costs through discounts and coupon codes, there are ways to be a smart consumer when it comes to paying medical bills. That is precisely why medical billing advocates and medical bill review services exist:…

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How to Negotiate Your Hospital Bill
May 9, 2014
How to Negotiate Your Hospital Bill

Hopefully, you’ve never had serious health issues that have resulted in a hospital stay. But if you have, you know that once your medical bills arrive, the financial stress can really take a toll on you. Adding to that stress is the surprise of a medical bill that is much higher than expected. This is…

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