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Patient Advocate News: Anthem to Stop Covering Outpatient Imaging Care

Patient Advocate News: Anthem to Stop Covering Outpatient Imaging Care

Due to rising healthcare costs, more and more insurers are having to take drastic measures to keep premiums low while maintaining their profit margins. Insurance provider Anthem has recently announced that it will no longer pay for MRIs and CT scans performed on an outpatient basis in hospitals across the country. As Modern Healthcare reports, Anthem’s new policy is indicative of the future, even though such measures may only serve to worsen patients’ access to care.
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Trust but Verify: Find the Right Patient Advocate for You

Trust but Verify: Find the Right Patient Advocate for You

Just as you wouldn't go into a courtroom alone without a good lawyer, and just as you wouldn't invest your life savings into a piece of stock or business you knew little about without the help of a great investor, so too, would you really make decisions about the most important aspect of your life - your health - without the help of someone who both knows the industry and has your best interests at heart.
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Patient Advocate For You: What To Do When You Leave The Hospital

Patient Advocate For You: What To Do When You Leave The Hospital

You have survived the preparation for your visit to the hospital and, amazingly, you and your loved one have survived the operation and the in hospital recovery. We bet you think that you no longer need to worry or plan because the operation was a success and you and your loved ones seem fine. However, this last part of your hospital visit -- preparing to leave -- is just as important, if not more important than any other part of your visit.
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