Topic: Patient Advocate

Medicare Uses New Tactics to Fight Fraud, Waste and Abuse

The Obama Administration is furthering its efforts to eliminate fraud, waste and abuse in today’s healthcare system. One tactic designed to achieve this goal is a redesigned Medicare Summary Notice. A Medicare Summary Notice is an informational bulletin that people with original Medicare receive in the mail every three months for their Medicare Part A and ...


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 ...


Study Examines Link Between Post-Traumatic Stress and Stroke Risk

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is most commonly associated with intense life-threatening encounters, such as war or automobile accidents. Many survivors of serious illnesses also have been known to suffer from PTSD, demonstrating that the disorder that can be triggered by a wider range of traumatic incidents than we commonly imagine. A recent study published under the ...


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