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Posts from the ‘Patient Education’ Category

22
Sep

Turned Away for Healthcare: Companies Routinely Deny 20%

The following information was in a USA Today article on September 12, 2011:

Kaiser Health News reports that denial rates routinely exceed 20%. The data provides fresh evidence of the challenges facing people buying individual policies. Denial rates can vary widely within states. In Georgia for example Aetna’s denial rate is 15% compared with…
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21
Apr

The Prepared Patient Forum

The Prepared Patient Forum resources make it easier to find good care and get the most out of it. The Forum is part of the Center for Advancing Health (CFAH). CFAH has advocated for patients and health care consumers since 1992.

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12
May

Proposed Legislation Would Let Patients Compare Costs at Hospitals & ASCs

The ASC industry supports a bill that would require hospitals and ASCs to publicly disclose what they charge for services, as well as quality data on those services.

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