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Amputee Life Blog — Prosthetic Insurance

How to Understand a Prosthetic EOB and How Much Your Prosthetist Actually Gets Paid

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EOBs are a good way for insurance companies and health care providers to provide transparency and information as to where the money went after your service redemption. This is also a way for companies to inform patients how much they still owe. Insurance providers such as Blue Cross Blue Shield publish sample EOBs on their website, so patients can familiarize themselves with the document and not get lost in all the information contained therein. Read this article for an overview of how to read an EOB.

How much do Prosthetic facilities actually get paid.

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What to do when your prosthetist leaves your health plan

Posted by Bryan Potok on

You may be among the many who get along well with their current prosthetist, whether they have been with you since the beginning of your journey as an amputee or they are relatively new. They are always there for you, helping you to live well and adjust to your new amputee lifestyle. They know you, and they anticipate your needs just as a friend would.  What do you do when your Prosthetist is no longer in your health plan network?

What do you do when your prosthetist leaves your insurance network.

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Cost Containment and Your Prosthesis

Posted by Bryan Potok on

A lot of insurance companies have very low limits for prosthetic coverage. Health insurers oftentimes want you and your medical team to opt for less expensive prosthetic components that they're willing to pay for. Here's how you can get the most appropriate prosthetic device while still containing cost.

Know how you can get the best prosthesis without having to pay more out of pocket

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How to Overturn Prosthetic Insurance Denials Like a Boss

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We all know that prosthetic bills are not cheap and getting the right insurance coverage for you can help your finances in a big way. When a health insurer rejects your claims for coverage on certain types of treatments, it can get quite frustrating and confusing, especially when you unexpectedly need to cover costs. Don't lose hope though, as you still have the chance to appeal a coverage denial and here’s how you can do that.

Appeal all prosthetic insurance denials with medical justifications and your Prosthetist's help.

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