A True Patient Story Of Insurance Underpayment — From An Emergency Doctor's Perspective.
Want Insurance Companies to Pay For Emergency Services.
Think Emergency Insurance Coverage Should Be Based on Patient Symptoms, NOT the Diagnosis.
Would NOT LIKELY BUY Health Insurance Without Emergency Services Coverage.
Want Insurance Companies to Clearly Show How they Calculate Emergency Care Payments.
SOURCE: MORNING CONSULT NATIONAL TRACKING POLL — FEB. 2017
SURPRISE EMERGENCY BILLS
IT'S NO SURPRISE WHO ISN'T PAYING...
THE INSURANCE COMPANIES
Stop Insurance Company Underpayment
Write your state elected officials and tell them insurance company underpayment is a STATE EMERGENCY that must be addressed. Patients deserve the basic right to fair coverage and timely insurance payment for healthcare emergency services.
WE ARE ALL PATIENTS
In order to survive in today’s world, we MUST PAY our health insurance premiums and deductibles, EVERY MONTH, ON TIME and IN FULL.
But somehow, insurance companies always find ways to DENY, DELAY, or DECREASE what they are obligated to pay — meaning we have to pay more!
It is bad enough that our insurance premiums and deductibles have increased simultaneously while the pool of “approved” network providers have decreased at the same time. Now Insurance company lobbyists are finding ways to stick us with even higher bills through their unethical business practices.
WE MUST FIGHT BACK against the powerful insurance company lobby in our state. Their policies do not favor Patients’ rights to fair coverage and freedom of choice in medical care.
It is a STATE EMERGENCY for patients in Texas and it’s time to…