Topic: Insurance Coverage

Finding Direction Through a Patient Navigator: A Journey of Hope (Part 1)

Part I: Bracing for a Life-Changing Diagnosis The expectation of a patient upon entering the clinical services of the healthcare system largely revolve around receiving adequate and supportive help in the treatment and care of their underlying illness. In the case of Mrs. Arrow, she was in a state of anguish when she arrived at the ...


Insurance Billing: Know When to Pay and When to Say ‘No Way!’

I agree that the title of this article is pretty corny. It gets even cornier when you imagine saying it with your hand up like a police officer stopping traffic. But corniness aside, it is great advice that needs to be shared with clients, friends and family members. If you were to ask your clients, “What ...


Rural Cancer Patients Struggle With Their Chronic Condition, Says Study

Options for healthcare services are far more limited in rural areas of the U.S., an obstacle that has necessitated that individuals in need of care drive long distances in search of even the closest provider. The difficulty of access to health providers seems to be taking a toll on those with chronic conditions, according to ...


Insurance Gaps Loom as Health System Transitions to ACA

As the U.S. prepares to transition to a new healthcare landscape brought on by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), each state has been tasked with determining just how they will implement access policies for the ACA health plans. While the exchange of knowledge of these health plans will be difficult enough for consumer and state alike, ...


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