Monday, February 18, 2013

Medical Insurance: Are You 'In' OR 'Out Of Network'?

Just when you think you have yourself covered with an insurance company, something like this pops up.

It seems a woman's hospital, under her healthcare insurance, was an 'In-Network' provider. However when she got her bill she found out that the three doctors who treated her were not. Surprise!

Read More About it HERE at NPR

What can you do about this kind of stuff?

Well according to Kaiser Health News.. "The health care overhaul gives patients the right to appeal health plan decisions to both their health plan and, if necessary, an independent external review panel."See Kaiser Health News:
"Appealing An Insurer's Denial Is Often A Good Strategy"


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