Understanding

Travel Medical Insurance for Foreign Visitors To The United States

How do healthcare services for foreign visitors and tourists lead to extreme medical bills? Visitors to the United States are fully responsible for the cost of their medical care.  If urgent or emergency care is required, either the visitor or their travel medical insurance policy will be expected to pay in full. Unfortunately, travel medical Travel Medical Insurance for Foreign Visitors To The United States

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Out of Network Medical Bills

How do out of network healthcare services lead to extreme medical bills? Patients sometimes receive healthcare services from providers that are considered “out-of-network” for their insurance plan. This type of situation may arise as a result of miscommunication and misunderstanding of coverage by the patient or provider. Or it may occur due to a medical Out of Network Medical Bills

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Health Insurance Claim Denials

How do health insurance claim denials lead to extreme medical bills? Denied health insurance claims are one of the three main contributors to high out-of-pocket healthcare costs, representing approximately $63 billion in costs to patients per year. As the patient, you expect the insurance company to pay out claims for in-network or pre-approved care. But Health Insurance Claim Denials

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Emergency Room Bills

How do emergency room visits lead to extreme medical bills? Medical emergencies present a scenario in which patients are likely to be treated while uninsured or otherwise under-covered. Emergency rooms (ER) are required to treat patients regardless of coverage status. And patients experiencing a medical emergency typically have little choice but to go to the Emergency Room Bills

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Understanding Your Electronic Medical Record

What is an Electronic Medical Record (EMR)? An electronic medical record (EMR) contains information about a patient’s health history including diagnoses, prescriptions, test results, allergies, immunizations and other treatment details. The hospital EMR is the digital equivalent of your medical “chart”. Your hospital EMR can help you check that you have been billed correctly for Understanding Your Electronic Medical Record

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Ambulance Bills and Medical Helicopter Bills

How do ambulances and medical helicopters lead to extreme medical bills? Ambulances and medical helicopters (air ambulances) are emergency services, but may be privately owned and operated. Depending on the company or municipality, length of transportation, bills can reach the thousands for an ambulance and tens of thousands for a medical helicopter. While some medical Ambulance Bills and Medical Helicopter Bills

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