Tips from Paula: The Importance of Verifying Approval

Did you know that many medical procedures require your insurance company to authorize the procedure in advance?  There is often confusion about who is responsible to verify that the approval has taken place.  Your doctor will request the approval and relay that information to the patient once it’s obtained.  However, you can’t assume the approval … Continued

Tips from Paula: CPAP Machine Authorizations

With increased technological advances in the diagnosis of sleep apnea, more and more patients are being told by their physicians that they could be candidates for a CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) machine.  It is important for patients to know what is expected from the doctor when this machine is recommended. First, the doctor’s office … Continued