Pissed off coping with our well being care
It will be simpler to unravel the issues of world peace than to cope with a billing downside involving Medicare. I’ve simply spent about 10 days making an attempt to resolve a paperwork glitch involving an insurance coverage fee.
In April, I had a visit to the emergency room by way of an ambulance service. A month later I acquired a invoice for $1,200. Since I’ve good insurance coverage and I am additionally on Medicare this could have been coated.
First I known as my insurance coverage firm and a consultant stated that the corporate couldn’t pay for something that Medicare does not pay.
Then I known as Medicare and a consultant stated that it did not pay as a result of it wanted extra data from the ambulance service.
Then I known as the ambulance service and its consultant stated it wanted some data from the hospital concerning my journey.
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Then I known as the hospital. I’ve known as about 5 occasions and I do not know if the issue is being resolved as a result of nobody has knowledgeable me as to the standing of my scenario. The primary particular person I spoke with there had me spell my final identify 4 occasions, my telephone quantity 3 times after which she stated that she would ahead my name to the right division. Silence on the telephone was interrupted by requests to please keep on the road. I waited for 20 min and gave up.
I known as once more the next Monday and somebody listened to my downside and took my telephone quantity to name me again. Since she by no means known as, I known as her and he or she stated she has handed it to another person. I’ve not heard from that division.
I encourage St. Joseph Hospital to do a greater job when somebody has a minor paperwork downside.
I am 89 years outdated and each minute that I spend on the telephone listening to that my name is vital is a minute that I might be having fun with my life.
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