Wednesday, February 26, 2014

How to Avoid the Two Words that Cost Thousands in Medicare Bills - NBC News.com

How to Avoid the Two Words that Cost Thousands in Medicare Bills - NBC News.com

Kelley-N did what advocates advise anyone on Medicare to do. She found out how her husband was classified and asked if he might need rehab later. Then she spoke up -- loudly. She asked so many questions, she said, the doctors grew tired and sent in someone from hospital administration. That person relented and changed Doc N's status to “inpatient.” His entire $22,000 bill was ultimately covered by Medicare.

NBC Article by Kate Snow
    
Kate Snow is a national correspondent for NBC News, contributing stories to "Nightly News with Brian Williams," the "TODAY" show and Dateline. In this role, she also serves as a fill-in anchor for "Nightly... Expand Bio

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Now everyone will be doing this.

Have a fabulous day. ☺
 
I heard something about being held at the hospital vs. being put in the hospital as a a patient - is that what you are talking about?

 
The two expensive words, Dr Jim :)
 

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