MISTAKES IN YOUR MEDICAL BILLS

Here are the common mistakes in Medical Bills and how to avoid them!

1)  Insurance companies usually negotiate deals with medical providers regarding the discount rates based on the network arrangements.  In turn, they make you pay for the difference. 

Answer:  Don’t pay this amount.  Call your insurance provider and have them talk to the medical provider clear up the issue so you don’t have to pay.

2)  Sometimes a doctor will enter the wrong “code” indicating the reason for treatment and your insurance denies the claim.

Answer:  Check with the insurance company to determine the reason for rejection and have the doctor resubmit the correct “code” for treatment.

3)  Sometimes you are treated by a specialist and find out you are not covered.

Answer:  Always check beforehand if your insurance covers any particular specialist referral.  

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