Topic: Medical Bills

    One out of seven patients receive surprise bills
    By Emily Kubis on April 17, 2019

    Surprise bills frustrate employees and are challenging for employers to address According to a new study by the Health Care Cost Institute,...

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    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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    New HSA bill adds chronic care before deductible
    By Emily Kubis on August 3, 2016

    Legislation could change how high deductible plans cover chronic conditions New legislation has been introduced to Congress that could change how...

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    Hospital visit? Expect to pay $1,000 or more
    By Emily Kubis on July 29, 2016

    Study shows rising out-of-pocket spending for inpatient stays A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows...

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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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