nicknewsad – Medical Bill Survival Guide
The Medical Bill Survival Guide complete book
Available Now: Medical Bill Survival Guide by Nicholas Newsad in print and e-book format at Amazon.com

Second place in the Reader Views Literary Awards, "Health" and "How To" categories

It does not matter how bad your financial situation seems to be, The Medical Bill Survival Guide will provide you with the knowledge to help yourself or your loved one. Medical bill anxiety is caused by miscommunications and misunderstandings. This book teaches easy, effective strategies for working with insurance companies, hospitals, doctors, and other healthcare providers.

Readers will learn and discover:
  • How process problems cause insurance claims to be rejected and denied
  • How to access public insurance programs for the uninsured and unemployed
  • How to access provider-based financial assistance and charity care
  • How to demonstrate financial hardship and
  • How to talk productively to billers and collectors.
The information in this book will benefit:
  • Insured patients who are experiencing difficulty paying the deductibles, co-pays, and coinsurance.
  • Uninsured patients who are unemployed or cannot afford health insurance.
  • Patients and the families of patients who have survived a catastrophic medical episode like cancer, heart attack, or major surgery.
  • Patients with chronic diseases requiring continuous, costly medical care like heart disease, COPD, or diabetes.
Nicholas Newsad, MHSA is a senior analyst at a national healthcare management company. He holds a master's degree in hospital and health service administration from Xavier University. He lives in Westminster, Colorado.He has served as a senior healthcare analyst for six years and has also served as an interim surgery center administrator. He has been quoted and interviewed in the L.A. Times, NY Daily News, MSN Money, and Smart Money, as well as numerous other magazines, newspapers, and radio shows.

Do you have a horror story about your medical bills? Insurance company? Or medical provider? We want to hear about it. at medicalbillsurvivorsguide@gmail.com
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Question: Issue with balance billing
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Cheryl writes: I have an issue with the practice of balance billing when a patient has primary, secondary and sometimes tertiary insurance coverage. The medical practice in question has contracts with the insurance companies but instead of being sure the COB is done between insurance companies the practice takes the greater discount of the two […]

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Dec 16,2012
Question: What if i have available credit on open credit cards?
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Kevin writes: Nicholas, I have a question concerning “ability to pay”. I am currently unemployed and have credit card debt totaling 30 thousand dollars however I still have approximately 30 thousand left to tap on the cards. I know that the hospital is going to do a credit check and see how much credit i […]

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Dec 16,2012