Category Archives: Patient Advocates

Surprise Billing for Out-Of-Network Medical Costs – Patient Protections on the Horizon

In January of this year New Jersey joined the 22 states that are working to prevent surprise bills to patients. The “Out-of-network Consumer Protection, Transparency, Cost Containment and Accountability Act”, presented to the New Jersey State Assembly addresses the long-standing … Continue reading

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Health Care Support Staff – Unsung Heroes

So much of our Health Care decisions and stress focuses around the primary care physicians and specialists. We often forget that the immediate care is provided by the facility support staff. Unsung heroes that provide a multitude of services and … Continue reading

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Jaw-Dropping Doctor’s Response

Recently I attended a doctor’s appointment with a new client. Because she was a new client, I spent most of the time listening, in order to get up to speed with her health issues. One of her complaints was that … Continue reading

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Geriatricians: What They Do and How They Help

I am often approached by families in need of finding a geriatrician in their community and they simply don’t know where to turn for help.  Caregivers turn to me in frustration, especially if they feel there is a lack of … Continue reading

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The Power of Gratitude

In this country, most people focus their attention on gratitude in the month of November when we celebrate Thanksgiving.  But, what if you could channel those positive feelings year-round by adopting an attitude of gratitude and finding something to be … Continue reading

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