It is easy to understand why some people receive higher quality healthcare than others. For example, we know that a higher income makes it easier to afford more doctor visits, more preventative screenings and more medicines. Your age, too, might be a factor. Younger people not only need less healthcare, in general, but they might also be taken… Read More »
What price do you place on your health? What is your arm worth to you? How about your left leg? If you couldn’t use these limbs or, for example, if they were broken, how much would you pay to have them fixed? These questions might seem random, even nonsensical, but the truth is that many people are forced… Read More »
Like it or not, Donald Trump is now officially the President of the United States. One thing we are seeing from the White House is that he is making good on his campaign rhetoric. With that in mind, there is one statement he made on the campaign trail that will likely affect the approval process for prescription drugs.
When Medicare fraud became a frequent feature in the news, particularly following some important revelations in 2015 by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), many Americans assumed that it was a patient problem. It is difficult to believe that the healthcare system, as it operates today in the USA, can allow for a level of corruption where healthcare providers… Read More »
A lot of people have heard about health-care fraud, but don’t think of it as damaging enough to worry about it. However, health-care fraud is widespread and proving to be very costly to the health-care system. For example, financial losses from healthcare fraud are amount to tens of billions of dollars annually.
Having an exorbitant amount of medical bills these days is not fun – between the high costs of medical procedures and the difficulty of finding quality health insurance, it can be a nightmare for people who are already living paycheck-to-paycheck. But what’s worse is when you are indeed covered and your health insurance company still denies your claim.
It’s one of the most powerful legal moves you can make, and yet not many people are aware of it. What is it? Well, when you consider the fact that it allows someone else to sign documents and write checks on your behalf, you’ll probably be asking that very question. And the answer is as simple as reading… Read More »
No one likes to be ripped off. Whether you got less than you thought you purchased, or poorer quality, or found out that the seller was in a scheme and you were the pawn, these things make people angry, and rightfully so. This is fraud. About 150 years ago, in March of 1863, President Abraham Lincoln was hacked… Read More »
The law mandates that employers give employees time-off from work for medical reasons under specific circumstances. However, each employee’s specific rights will depend largely on the state he or she works in and the size of the employer. This article briefly describes the various types of medical leaves of absence employees may be entitled to. The Major Federal… Read More »
The durable power of attorney for health care is another documents that should go hand in hand with the living will as part of a person’s estate planning. The durable power of attorney for health care works much in the same manner as a limited power of attorney. It assigns the right of making health care decisions to… Read More »