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.

  • Personal Wellness to Reduce Healthcare CostsFebruary 21, 2017
    Personal Wellness to Reduce Healthcare Costs

    Medical Billing Advocates of America strives to educate the public on being proactive to help reduce their healthcare costs. Healthy living is sometimes overlooked as a means to keep green in your wallet. Try some of these beneficial methods to reduce healthcare costs while improving your quality of life. Reduce Stress It’s no secret that stress…

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  • When You Should Talk to a Medical Billing AdvocateFebruary 7, 2017
    When You Should Talk to a Medical Billing Advocate

    Medical Billing Advocates of America helps educate the public about the gargantuan issue of abusive medical billing practices. Americans have been the victims of error-laden medical billing, whether intentional or not, for far too long. You will likely need to seek healthcare services at some time. Do you know when you should talk to a…

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  • Charity CareJanuary 18, 2017
    Charity Care

    Now more than ever, more individuals increasingly 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 exist…

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  • The Most Expensive Health Conditions in the U.S.January 9, 2017
    The 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…

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