Insurance Claims Denials & AppealsDealing with denied medical insurance claims? Complex Child E-Magazine has a great article “Writing Winning Insurance Appeal Letters” – tips, etc. can be downloaded as pdf file! www.articles.complexchild.com/
Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF)The PAF mission is to provide effective mediation and arbitration services to assist patients w/ chronic or life-threatening illnesses with Medical Debt Crisis, Insurance Access Issues & Job Retention Issues. A good resource! www.patientadvocate.org
For access/approval related to IVIGIGLiving Magazine is an online & print magazine for the IVIG community – www.igliving.com — Kris McFalls, Patient Advocate External Insurance Appeals Medical Insurance Issues? Appealing Claims? Know the contact information for the Insurance Commissioner’s Office for your state – the regulatory office for insurance – and the laws for your state. www.naic.org/
Other helpful Insurance LinksConnecting Kids to Insurance Coverage — www.insurekidsnow.gov/ “Your Health Plan & HIPPA…Making the Law Work for You” — it’s more than simply a privacy law — www.dol.gov/
Changes in Healthcare LawKey provisions in health care reform went into effect recently. Do you know how the new laws will impact you & your family? www.kaiserhealthnews.org/
Help with Medical BillsGenome.gov has a webpage listing helpful web links for “Assistance with Paying for Medical Care & Procedures”, “Financial Aid for Medical Treatments”, “Assistance for Paying for Medications”, “Assistance for Insurance Premiums”. www.genome.gov/
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