Hospitals to Merge

October 29th, 2014

Thomas Jefferson University and Abington Health have approved the signing of a Letter of Intent that creates a framework for merging the two organizations under a new parent entity.

HealthCare Advocates Interviewed

September 24th, 2014

HealthCare Advocatesis back in the news:
http://kfor.com/2014/09/11/how-to-lower-an-unexpected-hospital-bill/

Billing Error

September 11th, 2014

HealthCare Advocates helps a man reduce his bill from $37,000 to $3,000. There was $25,000 error.

Physician Shortage

July 3rd, 2014

America has an aging population increasing the need for physicians. AAMC estimates a shortage of 91,500 physicians by 2020.

IVIG for PANS / PANDAS

June 27th, 2014

HealthCare Advocates just won another IVIG case for PANS / PANDAS. The insurance company had denied coverage but we proved the IVIG was medically necessary.

Veterans and Non-VA care

June 6th, 2014

Veterans finding it difficult to get an appointment at the VA may obtain care from a private physician. http://www.nonvacare.va.gov/NONVACARE/PC3/veterans.asp

Diet Fact

May 22nd, 2014

A survey of 2,500 women found that for every 7 pounds lost, she loses 1 friend due to jealousy or lifestyle change.

Obamacare – Next Question

April 1st, 2014

Enrollment in Obamacare has reached 6 million, and 25% of those people are between the ages of 18 and 34. The question that remains is how many people will not pay the premiums or drop-off after 1 or 2 months?

Obamacare

March 28th, 2014

Enrollment has reached 6 million. The question that remains is how many people will not pay the premiums or drop-off after 1 or 2 months?

Insurance Delay

March 6th, 2014

Americans who kept health plans that don’t comply with the ACA
requirements will be able to renew those policies for two more years.