Topic: Medical Bills

    Losing health insurance coverage mid-year? 3 options for consumers
    By Alex Tolbert on August 13, 2018

    What to do if you lose coverage Losing health insurance coverage mid-year can happen for a variety of reasons. Whether you have had a recent job...

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    Tennesseans have more health insurance marketplace options, but will consumers sign up?
    By Alex Tolbert on August 1, 2018

    Insurers re-entering Tennessee market Next year, Tennessee consumers will have more options for coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA)...

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    Three health care tools that will save you money
    By Alex Tolbert on July 16, 2018

    How to use price-shopping tools  Have you ever tried to price-shop for your health care? While consumers are usually familiar with doing so when...

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    Five questions to ask before having a medical procedure
    By Alex Tolbert on July 2, 2018

    How to make more informed medical decisions When planning a medical procedure, making a well-informed decision is really important. While this is...

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    A medical bill you can understand
    By Alex Tolbert on June 3, 2016

    Check out our MedCityNews column:  Medical bills are a major source of confusion and frustration for patients and consumers. Often, they can be...

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    Surprise medical bill? Here's what to do.
    By Emily Kubis on February 4, 2016

    Tips for dealing with unexpected bills Unexpected healthcare bills are very common, and very frustrating. Maybe you thought you had covered all...

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    How to avoid surprise medical bills
    By Emily Kubis on January 20, 2016

    Tips for staying covered Many Americans have received unexpected bills after a healthcare incident. The experience can be very frustrating,...

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    3 steps to better managing medical bills
    By Alex Tolbert on June 8, 2015

    Bills, bills, bills. Managing medical bills can be stressful. It is often a situation where one is trying to recover from a medical ailment and...

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    How to negotiate with your doctor
    By Nikki Davis on March 13, 2015

    And save healthcare dollars  Recently, I ventured to the flea market on the hunt for a new coffee table. After finding the perfect one, my...

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    Stop! In the name of maternity bill errors
    By Ruthie Dean on October 16, 2014

    Before you pay too much  Expecting a baby? When I mention the words “medical bills,” what emotions start to stir? Bewilderment? Frustration?

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