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Blog 2017-06-14T22:55:45+00:00

Why I ask insurance agents for their social security number.

This is why I refuse to do peer to peer pre authorization calls. I'm actually trying to save the insurance company money by ordering out patient studies and prevent patient from going to the ER. If it needs a peer to peer, I just send ... Read more

5 Reasons Why Collecting Your Medical History Is So Important

Did you know that there's an easy way to improve the healthcare you receive? According to the AARP, tracking and keeping your medical information in one place is that way. If you know your own history, you can be you can be your own best advocate. It ... Read more

Medicine is SO Frustrating…

I went in for my annual mammogram.  The radiology center now has this kiosk where you sign in.  So, I started signing in.  Five minutes into this procedure, it says, “Your copay is $224.00”.  And, of course, you can’t keep signing in unless you stick ... Read more

Feds Charge 412 Medical Professionals with Billing Fraud and Improper Opioid Prescribing

Today, I am reminded how important a Patient Best® Advocate is to the patient, their family and our healthcare system. Attorney General Jeff Sessions just announced 412 medical professionals caught with over billing and worse, feeding the opioid addiction which is already rampant in the ... Read more

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