Virgie Bright Ellington
Cracking Medical Bills: Insights from Dr.
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About Our Guest
Dr. Virgie Bright Ellington: Internal medicine physician, patient advocate, medical billing expert, author, and host of "HEALTH, WELLNESS & MEDICAL BILLS" show.
Learn to navigate the US healthcare system and pay fair prices for medical services. Dr. Ellington reveals key steps in medical financial literacy.
What Is Medical Financial Literacy?
Master Medical Financial Literacy. Dr. Ellington reveals a foolproof method to pay medical bills, save money, and escape financial stress.
Step 1: Request CPT Codes From Your
Take charge of your medical expenses. Obtain CPT codes from your providers—essential barcodes for medical services, ensuring industry-wide standardization.
Step 2: Determine The Fair/Lowest
Find fair/lowest prices for medical services using CPT codes. Check AAPC CPT Lookup or CMS Medicare Fee Schedule. Avoid overcharges in your bills.
Step 3: Negotiate An Interest-Free
Negotiate an interest-free payment plan with your medical provider based on Medicare costs, ensuring budget-friendly payments for stress-free bill settlement.
Tips For Those With Insurance
Ensure accurate billing with insurance by requesting an Explanation of Benefits (EOB) for services. Verify CPT codes to avoid overpaying. Stay informed.
With Dr. Ellington's guidance, conquer the US Healthcare System effortlessly, save money, and secure financial stability. Expert advice at your fingertips.
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