Archive for March 2018
When the patient can’t afford care.
You never have to go far before finding a provider that has had a patient who could not afford their recommended treatment plan. This week we will look at Pauline W. Chen’s article When the Patient Can’t Afford the Care from the New York Times. Pauline recounts a patient encounter in which a patient couldn’t afford…Read More
Even the insured can’t afford their medical bills
A startling trend is outlined in Helaine Olen’s article “Even the Insured Often Can’t Afford Their Medical Bills”, and we see it everyday in practice. Americans are paying out more every day for insurance then they have ever before. The drawback is that their is a severe shortage of benefits, we see astronomical deductibles and…Read More
PPS’s new blog, The Secret Shame of the Middle-Class American
Patient payment solutions strives to help people get the medical care they want and require. Our blog is going to be our outlet to help people. Starting off we want tot recognize and article from the May 2016 issue of The Atlantic. The Secret Shame of Middle-Class Americans, by Neal Gabler details how many “middle-class”…Read More