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Fibromyalgia and CFS

September 28 2008 Fibromyalgia and CFS Newsletter

Hi everyone,

Hope you're doing well this week. I was inspired to write this article when I opened an envelope and saw that I only owe $56 after disputing a $250 charge for a procedure that is only a $20 co-pay! During a relative's visit over the summer, she helped me to realize that I was being charged for medical expenses that were suppose to be taken care of by my insurance company. After reseaching each of the bills, I was overcharged on 4 of the 5 medical bills that I received this year. In the end, I saved over $500 on unnecessary charges due to errors and procedures not followed.

I hope you are able to use this information based on my personal experiences. As we all know, every little bit helps.



Here's the latest article from the Fibromyalgia and CFS site at

Medical Insurance Issues: Pay or Not
How do you know if a medical bill should be disputed? Continue reading for a few tips on handling questionable claims...

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Have fun passing this message along to family and friends, because we all love free knowledge!

Veronica E. Thomas, Fibromyalgia and CFS Editor

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