The MBAA Blog
The MBAA blog contains an ongoing list of posts meant to provide professional insight into the current events, of the medical billing world, as well as advocacy. Here, Pat Palmer and the MBAA staff will share up-to-date information and thoughts on current events in the industry.
- January 18, 2017Charity Care
Now more than ever, more and more individuals approach Medical Billing Advocates of America with a variation of this question: What do I do if I need care but can’t afford it? If medical care is absolutely necessary, you should receive it. Paying for it, especially if you are uninsured, is another issue. Several discounts…Read More
- January 9, 2017The Most Expensive Health Conditions in the U.S.
If you are an American adult who is responsible for your own healthcare costs, you know that the price of healthcare in the U.S. can be astounding. The average healthcare cost per individual hit $10,345 according to reports from the Associated Press in July 2016. The national healthcare expenditure topped $3.35 trillion last year. What…Read More
- December 21, 2016Will ACA Preventive Services be a Thing of the Past?
There are many greatly opposing viewpoints regarding the Affordable Care Act, but even many Americans who opposed the controversial healthcare law are enjoying the preventive services the ACA offers. Donald Trump, now President-elect of the U.S., has more than hinted at the possibility of doing away with the ACA. One of Trump’s primary campaign trail…Read More
- November 10, 2016Things to Know for Open Enrollment 2017
It’s time for Open Enrollment 2017 and it has been talked about heavily in the media. Numerous media outlets reported prior to Open Enrollment that health insurance premiums might increase significantly. This was confirmed as Americans began to peruse the Marketplace site. Some Americans took to social media sites to show proof that their individual…Read More