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I am scheduled for surgery very soon. How do I know if anything related to my surgery needs precertification and/or approval? (6)
How difficult is is to win a health insurance appeal? What is the best approach to take? (6)
I twice requested that my in-network provider bill my insurance and provided my insurance card to them. I just receive a collection letter in the mail. What do I do? (details below) (3)
What's the different between an EOB and a medical bill, or are they the same thing? (5)
I am trying to get help with my medical bills. Can you help? (5)
Can a medical advocate help me? (3)
How should I review my medical bill for errors? (5)
I recently had hip surgery. Before the surgery, I confirmed with both the doctor and my insurance that the surgery would be covered by my insurance. No my insurance is claiming it's not covered. (6)
How can I get a certification to work as a medical billing advocate? (6)
My son was diagnosed with cancer in April 2015, has been unable to work since then. The medical bills amount to $200K since that date.Where can he get financial help? (5)
If I am a dependent of my parents and they no longer have insurance, why am I the one responsible for my hospital bills even though I'm over 18? (6)
What's the difference between the bill from my insurance company and the one sent by my doctor. Am I being double billed?? (5)
Should I pay a small amount on medical bills that have gone into collection? (4)
What do I do with my HSA and 401(k) when I leave my employer? (4)
My father recently passed away and my mother (also suffering from medical issues) has been left in a depleted financial state. We don't know how much they actually owe in medical bills and what we can do to reduce that debt. (5)
I have not received my medical bill yet but I went on my insurance's website and was shocked to see that I'm expected to pay 12.7k out of a 29k surgery performed last week. Is there anything I can do to lower the cost? (6)
When can you fight an out-of-network provider bill? (3)
What is the best way to dispute an emergency room medical bill? (4)
Does it always make sense to max out contributions to an HSA? (3)
Can I use my Flexible Spending Account (FSA) if the procedure was last year but the bill is dated this year? (2)
How do I appeal a medical bill denial? (5)
Where can I find a medical bill advocate to help me negotiate my payments? My husband had heart surgery, we have 3 kids who have gotten sick (God forbid) and my thyroid went last year. I (6)
Why did my insurance only pay part of the bill? (5)
Can I pay a reduced penalty for being uninsured under Obamacare by filing as Married Filing Separately? (3)
How do I find out what I owe in medical bills and if there's state assistance that could help paying them? (3)
Can I dispute a charge for medical transport ambulance when a free option from local EMS was available? (3)
I did a breast reduction on September 22, 2015 insurance approved and paid for the surgery. In October 2016 the insurance requested refund from doctor. What do I do now? (3)
Will changing my tax filing status from "married joint " to "head of household" or "married filing separately" impact our dependents' Medicaid/CHIP coverage? (4)
How should we plan our 2016 HSA contributions as a couple? (2)