Things to Watch for in Open Enrollment Whether From ACA or Employer

Things to Watch for in Open Enrollment Whether From ACA or Employer

Received annual enrollment materials or a renewal notice for 2017 health care coverage yet? Once the sticker shock is over for most recipients (not all!), it is time to look carefully at the differences between the plans being offered. Whether offered through an employer or purchasing an Affordable Care Act (CDC) plan, there are several […]

Things to Watch for in Health Care Open Enrollment

Things to Watch for in Health Care Open Enrollment

Pumpkin time is also premium-shock time for many as open enrollment for health plans begins at most employers, large and small, and for people who purchased policies on their own or via the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace. Companies set their own enrollment dates; ACA plan and individual enrollment begins Nov. 1; and Medicare enrollment […]

70,000 Ways to Code Medical Care and Possibly Delay Claims

70,000 Ways to Code Medical Care and Possibly Delay Claims

While patients might not be aware there is a system for coding medical diagnoses and procedures, they should be aware that the system was updated effective Oct. 1. Doctors offices and insurance companies now have 70,000 ways to code patient’s care, which will undoubtedly result in some delay in paying claims or possibly in pre-approving […]

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