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Tips For Appealing Your Denied Health Insurance Claim

by | Jan 25, 2018 | Firm News

There can be are a numerous amounts of reasons your health insurance claim was denied.

Don’t Overlook the Easy Problems

Your claim may have been denied due to simple data entry errors such as a misspelled name or an incorrect insurance number. Your Explanation of Benefits form, known as an EOB, will present the details of why your claim was denied, but uses codes to explain their decision. Call your insurer for further clarification as to why your claim was denied, as you have a right to this information.

Submit Proper Paperwork

If you’re writing a letter to your insurance company, make sure to include your claim number and your health insurance number which can be found on your insurance card. If you use your insurer’s appeal form your claim may go through the appellate process faster.

Pay Attention to Deadlines Make sure you’re cognizant of all of the deadlines, as well as the duration of the process that your insurer promises. This way, you don’t miss out on any opportunities to make an important step in your appellate process. Missing any applicable deadlines can be detrimental to your claim and rights.

Take The Stress Away Entirely

Often these claims involve quite a lot of paperwork and are riddled with complexities beyond your capacity, Hiring an experienced attorney to walk you through the entire process is an undoubtedly viable solution to get an expedited appeals process, and make sure no important details are overlooked.

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