TITLE

Don't wait too long -- Verify patient's coverage

PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Same-Day Surgery;Aug2011, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p82
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on concerns which many U.S. patients have in 2011 about their out-of-pocket responsibility due to higher coinsurance and deductibles and offers information on how medical personnel can give patients estimates of out-of-pocket medical care expenses.
ACCESSION #
62669966

 

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