Blondie and the (Medical Billing Error) Beast, Part 3: APPEAL WON!

Filed Under: Costs, Health plans, Patients

Summary: “More than a month after my last update detailing Blondie’s labrum tear surgery final claims appeal filing, I received this note from her mother,” writes Mandi Bishop over at, in the third and final part of a series on challenging medical bill denials.  “Dear Mandi and Mike, I just wanted to let you know […]

Blondie and the beast: Medical coding errors, Part 2

Summary: “Over the course of the past several weeks, I have been helping my friend investigate the root cause of a health insurance claim denial for her daughter’s orthopedic surgery — which has resulted in more than 50 subsequent claim denials and more than $50,000 in undue medical debt for the family — and prepare the external review appeal […]