ACA open enrollment – The Basics

  Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act started on November 1, 2015. The first and most important deadline is December 15, 2015. You must enroll or make changes by this date in order for a new policy to take effect by January 1st. Before making a decision, here’s what you need to know about

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Transitioning Challenges Face many with Implementation of ICD-10

ICD 10 coding procedures were effectively initiated on October 1, 2015. For many, it’s about time that the United States medical system joined the rest of the world when it comes to coding practices. With its release, coding professionals can breathe a sigh of relief that the wait is over, but vast differences found between

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Mental Health Parity Still a Distant Wish for Most

Mental health parity remains a constant battle for young and middle aged populations of Americans seeking mental health services for drug and alcohol abuse, eating disorders, rape counseling, and posttraumatic stress disorders (PTSD). The challenges that such individuals face often go against insurance “standards” when it comes to provision of care. Unfortunately, when it comes

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The Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act is Enabling Everyone to Have Medical Insurance The Affordable Care Act has given many Americans the opportunity to finally be able to afford and obtain health insurance. Through the Affordable Care Act, Americans can now find affordable medical insurance that covers their healthcare needs. Also known as Obamacare, the Affordable Care

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The Specific Question

During medical emergency or urgent situations all we really want is proper medical and timely care. We assume that the hospital and doctors will do the right thing. That is to take our insurance and don’t overcharge us. Fortunately, it does happen that way most of the times. Then there are some times when we

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Insurance Payments to You

Why do medical insurance companies send you, the patient, the payments that should be going to the doctor? What are you supposed to do with these checks? is there a specific procedure that you are supposed to be following, that nobody every told you? Here is what usually happens. You locate a doctor that you

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