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.
- July 31, 2014Anniversary Events Prompt Reflection on 20 Years of Service
On Wednesday, July 23, 2014, Pat Palmer, her daughters Candice Butcher and Christie Hudson, and the rest of the staff here at Medical Recovery Services celebrated two major milestones for our business. Founded by Pat and begun in the basement of her own home, MRS has continuously increased in the amount of staff we employ,…Read More
- July 28, 2014What Will Another 20 Years Hold?
Pat Palmer, founder and CEO of Medical Recovery Services and Medical Billing Advocates of America, did not realize how long her medical bill auditing and medical bill advocacy organizations would be in business when she began them in 1994 and 1997. But after 20 years of her business not just surviving, but thriving, she can…Read More
- July 17, 2014The Early Days of Pat and MRS
From Basement to a 20k Square Foot Facility As we continue recognizing the 20 year business anniversary of Medical Recovery Services, we want to share more with you, our readers, clients, fellow advocates and supporters, on what it was like for Pat Palmer and her family to embark on this incredible journey from “hometown hero”…Read More
- April 9, 2014Hospital Corporation of America Announces Trauma Activation Fee Discount for the Uninsured
Hospital Corporation of America – one of the world’s largest for-profit operators of healthcare facilities – has announced that it will give a “discount” on its notorious “trauma activation” fees, but only to patients who are uninsured. According to Stephen Ecenia, an attorney for HCA, a “100 percent” discount will be given to these patients….Read More