Medical Bill Advocate

Where to Find Help Paying Medical Bills

 We Need All the Help We Can Get To Pay Medical Bills   I have spoken with people who have lost everything because of an illness. Having to choose between paying rent, buying food or paying for medical care is stressful. The Kaiser Family Foundation reports that in 2016, half of all insurance policy-holders face a deductible of at least $1,000. This is the amount someone has to pay before their insurance starts paying and for some it is even higher. Almost [...]

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National Organizations that Pay for Medical Care

National Organizations that Provide Assistance Paying for Medical Care and Procedures Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) [hhs.gov] The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has information on assistance in paying for medical care for low-income families. Go to “Families & Children.” Government Benefits [benefits.gov] The official government benefits website. This is a free, confidential tool that locates government benefits. Health Resources and Services Administration [mchb.hrsa.gov] The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the DHHS website, Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), [...]

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Federal and State Programs that Help Pay Medical Bills

Medical care and prescription drugs are expensive.  If someone is struggling paying for medical care or prescription drugs, these state and federal programs may be able to help: HealthCare.gov this site helps find insurance options, compare care, learn about prevention, and understand the Affordable Care Act. State human/social service agencies offer direct aid and referrals to other organizations. These organizations and the people who work for them are invaluable. So many agencies have online forums and resources that help streamline the [...]

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"It is a Gift to Negotiate"

2 Clients with Over 1.5 Million in Denied Medical Bills are Paid

Last month, I shared a story about a woman, who had medical bills that had to be negotiated, totaling close to a million dollars and the bills were paid in full to the hospital from her insurance company. Now, I will tell a story of a woman, who had medical bills over $500,000, from out-of-state care. Between the 2 cases, with very different facts and billing complications, MedWise Insurance Advocacy saved 2 clients over 1.5 million dollars in less [...]

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Adria Gross-Medical Bill Advocate-Multi Payer Medicine Nightmare

Meet Author Adria Gross-Medical Bill Advocate Date: Sunday, May 7, 2017 Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Location: Congregation Eitz Chaim 1465 Orange Tpke. Monroe, NY 10949 Too often consumers find themselves paying much more money than they expected, getting much less than they bargained for. Medical care is no exception. Adria Goldman Gross’s book and her astute discussions show readers how to spot over-charges by providers, under-reimbursements by insurers, and inappropriate denials by insurers and government employees. If the plans for Obamacare change, what is heading our [...]

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"It is a Gift to Negotiate"

Rest Easy as Medical Bills Get Paid

Her body was tired, she couldn’t switch hospitals her bills accumulated. Insurance had forsaken her, an estate in shambles. Find out what we did… A woman was suffering from Stage 4 Cancer for over 4 years. She went to the same hospital and saw the same doctors throughout her illness. In 2016, state insurance coverage would no longer cover any treatments, visits or services rendered at that hospital. She went there for over 3 years without a problem. Suddenly, even with [...]

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6 Steps to Lower Medical Bills before Service is Rendered and You Pay for It

Health insurance coverage requires contracts between insurance companies, employers, employees, private individuals, as well as, state and federal governments. The Affordable Care Act, which covers 20 million people, limits the wiggle room companies have when crafting these contractual agreements. The contractual limitations trigger protections for long-term care, coverage for preexisting conditions, dependent coverage until age 26, as well as, restricting usage caps and preventative care cost sharing. Another facet of the ACA is an individual mandate. The mandate requires all [...]

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ACA… “Obamacare”… New Health Care… 10 Tips to Reduce Medical Bills On Any Health Plan

The United States is in a time of transition. Anxiety over changes in health insurance and paying medical bills is rising as the Senate took steps to repeal “Obamacare” and the administration made an executive order about health care on January 20th, 2017. Advice from a medical bill advocate on how to lower health costs on any plan is needed now more than ever! Some of the rights and protections of Affordable Care Act policies are coverage for people with [...]

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Best Seller Adria Gross Multi Payer Medicine Nightmare Made in the USA

Co- Author Adria Gross, MedWise Insurance Advocacy, Best Selling Book Outskirts Press Reveals Top 10 Best Selling Books in Self-Publishing from April 2016 Outskirts Press, the fastest-growing full service self-publishing and book marketing company today announced their top 10 best-selling, self-published books from April 2016. www.outskirtspress.com Outskirts Press, the fastest-growing full service self-publishing and book marketing company today announced their top 10 best-selling, self-published books from April 2016. Past News Releases RSS Outskirts Press Announces Its First… Outskirts Press and Colorado… Outskirts Press Offers… DENVER, CO (PRWEB) MAY 24, 2016 Outskirts [...]

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Solved! Curing Your Medical Insurance Problems | Ye Olde Warwick Book Shoppe | Adria Gross

Adria Gross, co-author of Solved! Curing Your Medical Insurance Problems will be speaking at Ye Olde Warwick Book Shoppe, 31 Main St, Warwick, NY 10990, Friday April 8, 2016 from 6-8 PM.   Please join us for an evening of discussing the following important topics: Reasonable and customary charges – understanding them and why it’s important to do so. Understanding exactly what is covered by your plan, and what’s not. How to prepare to reduce your medical bills before a hospitalization. Common causes of medical [...]

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