10 steps for appealing a claim or bill: Part 2 of our series on billing

Filed Under: Costs, Health plans, Patients

10 steps for appealing a claim or bill: Part 2 of our series on billing

Summary: So you got a huge bill, and you’re sure there’s been a mistake, either in the bill or the insurer’s processing of a claim. You want to appeal, because it’s a lot of money. Here’s a step-by-step course of action. We cannot guarantee that you will win, but at least you will have tried. Read […]

‘Insurance Warrior’ helps patients get pricey things covered: StatNews

Filed Under: Costs, Health plans, Patients

‘Insurance Warrior’ helps patients get pricey things covered: StatNews

Summary: “Her name is passed from one desperate family to another like an amulet,” Eric Boodman writes over at StatNews. “In phone conversations and online chat rooms, she’s mentioned at moments when the devout might call on a patron saint. A baby born with a deformed skull? ‘Call Laurie.’ An impossibly expensive cancer treatment? ‘Call […]