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What Is Third-Party Payment in Healthcare?

The ultimate guide to navigating what can be a confusing topic in healthcare. Although it can sound daunting, almost everyone will have to work with a third-party payer when navigating healthcare costs. You’ve likely dealt with one without even realizing a third-party payment (TPP) is what it’s called. Third-Party Payment Definition In the healthcare world, … Read more

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What is a Healthcare Surrogate?

Have you recently heard of the term ‘healthcare surrogate’, but don’t know to whom or what it’s referring to? Perhaps you’ve been asked to become a loved one’s healthcare surrogate or have even been suggested to designate a surrogate decision-maker yourself. Either way, a healthcare surrogate is an extremely important decision, and one that we … Read more

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What is FACETS in Healthcare?

Have you heard the term ‘FACETS’ in a healthcare setting and wondered what it is? FACETS is a core administration solution for health plans, developed by TriZetto®. It automates common healthcare administrative tasks, including claims processing, billing, care management, and network management workflow. FACETS was born out of the necessity for a solution that allowed … Read more

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Who Accepts UnitedHealthcare Vision?

UnitedHealthcare offers vision insurance that helps you cover and plan for vision care expenses. While considering UnitedHealthcare (UHC) vision insurance, you’ll want to know who will accept their insurance. To find out who accepts UnitedHealthcare vision in your area, use the Provider Search from UHC Vision. Once you’ve entered your zip code (or city) in … Read more

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How to Upload Documents to Healthcare.gov

When registering for health coverage on Healthcare.gov, the Marketplace may ask you to upload some documents for verification purposes. These verification documents may include: estimate of yearly income, citizenship, immigration status, adoption and other issues. You’ll notice that the portal includes a list of acceptable documents to fulfill their requirements. You’ll need to gather these … Read more

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What is a PCA in Healthcare?

There are different types of care providers in health care. Each of them has a distinct role to play in health care. One vital type of care provider is a PCA. The acronym PCA typically stands for “personal care assistant” in the healthcare field. This post discusses what a personal care assistant is, how they … Read more

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How to get a job in healthcare administration with no experience

Advancing your career from a staff position to one in administration can be challenging, especially for those of you that have little to no experience.  In healthcare administration, for instance, it may come as no surprise that most employers are searching for specific skills and experience that you may feel you lack.  We are here … Read more

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Health Care Consumerism and Its Impact on Care

Consumerism, at is basic level, means to protect and promote the interest of the consumer. Health care has consumerism just like any other industry. And it impacts the way health care is looked at and the way it is delivered. This article explains what health care consumerism is and how it might improve the way you receive … Read more

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How Wearable Technology Might Help Improve Your Health Care

Technology is a part of every facet of our lives today. This includes our health care. Doctors, nurses and other medical professionals have used technology for many years to help with everything from monitoring conditions in the hospital and out of it to making surgeries less invasive.  In recent years however, technology has made it … Read more

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Why You Might Benefit from a Health Care Advocate

Health care is complicated. When you or a loved one faces ongoing treatment and/or a complex medical problem, the whole system can feel overwhelming. Multiple doctors and other medical professionals are usually involved and so are insurance companies. These situations often leave people confused and unsure of who to turn to for help with questions … Read more