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- Texas Supreme Court Rules on Hospital Pricing Transparency
A case recently decided by the Texas Supreme Court will change the way the hospital and other healthcare providers charge uninsured patients for services, according to the Texas Tribune.
- How to Handle Claims for Accidental Death Insurance
It is through an accidental death insurance policy that a person’s loved ones may receive monetary benefits after the policyholder dies for circumstances of an accidental nature that leads to his or her death. Handling the claim correctly is of grave importance for the surviving family to receive the monies for a legitimate claim.
- Filing a Claim against Homeowners’ Insurance for a Slip and Fall Accident
There are many claims possible when the premiums for homeowners’ insurance are up to date, and these even include the slip and fall accident that leads to injury or even worse circumstances. It is important to understand all the fine print in the coverage available as well as any discrepancies or exclusions that could cause a lack of benefits.
- Since 2009, Freestanding ERs Have Had Growth Pains
Ever since the 2009 law passed by the Texas Legislature that permitted free-standing emergency rooms, facilities that are not affiliated with any hospital, the new option has endured some growing pains.
- Common Questions About Medical Malpractice in Kansas City, Missouri
Medical malpractice cases aren't all that uncommon, however they can be very complicated. You may believe you have a case, but do you - and how do you know? As a trusted Kansas City personal injury attorney I've included some information and commonly asked questions below to help you determine whether you have a case.
- A Medicaid Work Requirement for Texas?
One of the ideas being floated to help rein in the cost of Medicaid is to impose a work requirement for the program.
- New Texas Legislation Provides Consumer Protections Concerning Freestanding ERs
As the Texas Tribune reports, a couple of pieces of legislation recently passed into law in Austin will provide considerable protection for Texas health care consumers with regard to freestanding emergency rooms. Freestanding emergency rooms are facilities, often located in strip shopping malls, which are not attached to any hospital.
- Affordable Care Act: The Employer Shared Responsibility Provision and Seasonal Workers
The reporting requirements for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will remain in effect for the 2017 reporting period, which covers 2016. Any legislative actions regarding repeal of the ACA will have a delay in full implementation.
- Why Do We Have Insurance? Here’s a Brief Look at Its History.
Bad things happen. If you’ve ever wondered why we have insurance, that basic truth is usually the answer. Insurance is our safety net against bad things, and it has evolved in response to the needs of people and businesses to protect their interests and those of their families, employers and financial backers.
- Health Insurance Crisis Projected For 2017 – Will You Be Affected?
Health insurance premiums for those insured under Obamacare are projected to rise in 2017. Will you be affected?