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One of Most Common Sources of Infections: Nosocomial Infections

Nosocomial Infections are infections caught because of a health care visit or stay. On average 1 in every 25 patients acquires a nosocomial infection of some sort, leading to the death of 100,000+ patients every year. As a patient, you can greatly reduce the risk to you and your family with just a little information […]

I See You, Said Radiology

Radiology is an incredible part of the healthcare. Most people understand the most basic idea, to capture images inside the body to avoid cutting it open in order to diagnose problems and disease. However, facts such as how it works, when it is really needed, how it is read, and why it seems to be […]

8 Reasons are Driving Patients to Become Cash Patients

Should you use your insurance or should you opt in as a cash patient (self-pay patient) based on the services you are receiving, your deductible left for the year or type of coverage you have? This is becoming the question for those that currently have health insurance coverage of almost any kind. Understanding the reasons behind this […]

Facing Insurance Delays? – You Have Better Things To Do

The delays caused by getting and using health insurance are resulting in wide reaching consequences. Although, not all patients or providers experience these consequences during their daily interactions, during our research, we found some astounding insurance delays numbers that seriously need to be reconsidered by everyone involved in healthcare, really we mean everyone… Doctors, Doctors […]

Chiropractors? Is it Time to Turn Back?

Chiropractors are among those groups of doctors that have the hardest time with insurance companies. For reasons unknown to the rest of the world, the average insurance plans pay very little, if any, coverage for this branch of health care services. Moreover, the plans that do have any kind of coverage are so strict that […]

High Deductibles and the Hidden “Costs”

With the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), often called Obamacare, many breathed a sigh of relief. They finally believed that health care would be within their reach, some for the first time in their life. While this is true for some in the lowest income bracket, there has been a dramatic shift in […]

MRI for $350: Insurance VS Self-pay patient

Health insurance companies, in some states are seeking to raise the premiums, in some cases as high as 54%. With these rising premiums, the only way to be able to afford the insurance you are required by law to have is to accept even higher deductibles. Once again, you will be forced to pay out of […]