Daily Caregiving Tip. Hospitals: Medications and Medical Procedures

Tip 59.  The options for medical tests are oftentimes dependent upon insurance approvals.  If there is a medical test that is medically necessary but is being declined by insurance, contact the patient advocacy department and appeal the decision.
Dreaming and wishing is nice;
advocacy is necessary
The tips posted this week are from the Hospitals: Medication and Medical Procedures chapter of 365 Caregiving Tips: Hospitals, Care Facilities and Hospice, Practical Tips from Everyday Caregivers

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