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Devin Wood

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Medliminal’s New Advocacy Program Revolutionizes Medical Bill Review

April 20, 2020 | Medliminal, LLC announced today the public launch of its trailblazing Employee Medical Bill Champion (EMBC) program. EMBC is a medical bill compliance solution designed to protect employees from overpaying on medical bills.
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COVID-19 Billing Updates

April 10, 2020 | As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our healthcare system, relevant coding and billing guidelines are being updated. This information is essential to maintaining the timeliness and accuracy of healthcare administration. However, it can be difficult to locate and keep track of COVID-19 related changes. Medliminal wants to continue to be a resource to our partners, supporters, and colleagues during this time by reporting the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding coding and billing guideline updates.
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Medliminal is a Health Value Awards Winner!

March 31, 2020 | We are proud to announce that in yesterday's virtual Health Value Awards, Medliminal won the HRIS (Human Resource Information System) Technology award!
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Are Rising Medical Costs Associated with COVID-19 the Sign of a Bigger Problem?

March 30, 2020 | As the Coronavirus continues to cause illness and hospitalization, health care experts are receiving a larger set of data to work with, and they’re better able to understand the virus that has caused a world-wide pandemic. This data includes the fees associated with a COVID-19 diagnosis and hospitalization. The Medliminal® team put out an article last week addressing the large medical costs associated with COVID-19 that could potentially surpass $20,000 per employee. That number has now increased, according to a patient named Danni Askini. 
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Tips for Working Remotely

March 26, 2020 | Like many other companies, the Medliminal team is working remotely during this uncertain time. There are pros and cons to working from home, so we thought we'd share our tips and tricks to help you or your company get through this period of working remotely.
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Coronavirus Accentuates Existing Problems in America’s Health Care System

March 19, 2020 | On March 13th, the Kaiser Family Foundation released a brief that delves into the costs surrounding COVID-19. The findings highlight the steep expenses that may plague employer health plans and their enrollees.
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Could Retail Clinics Save Employers Money?

March 13, 2020 | As employers are frustrated and struggling with high health care costs, they're seeking new and creative ways to offer their plan members access to affordable health care. 
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Why is Health Care Spending Continuing to Increase?

March 7, 2020 | A new report on health care spending trends reveals that in 2018, health care prices continued to rise for American consumers. However, along with a decrease in the rate of growth, there was an increase in utilization. 
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Surprise Billing Proposals Contend For Support

February 14, 2020 | Our political parties are coming together to eliminate one of our nations leading struggles - surprise medical bills. 
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Consumers are willing to shop around for a transparent health care experience

January 28, 2020 | Consumers are increasingly shopping around for health care coverage, they're especially seeking plans with affordable payment choices, according to the AccessOne Patient Finance Survey, "How healthcare cost information and payment options affect patient behavior."
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5 predictions for the health care and benefits market in 2020

January 8, 2020 | Each new year brings with it both predicted, and unpredictable, changes and transformations. The health care and benefits industries are no different, especially with technology advancing at such a rapid place.
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What are Younger Generations Expecting from Their Healthcare?

January 7, 2020 | As the younger generations are exploring adulthood and developing opinions, the world is changing with them. One of the most discussed "adult" topics right now is health care, and both Millennials and Gen Z have a very clear point of view. 
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Serious Medical Conditions going Untreated due to Cost

December 17, 2019 | The highest percentage of Americans since Gallup started asking the question are letting real medical conditions go without care, because they can't afford it. 
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States are Preparing for an Invalidation of the ACA

November 26, 2019 | By the end of 2020, a group of 5th Circuit Court judges is expected to make a decision to either invalidate the Affordable Care Act as unconstitutional or uphold it. Given the severity of this decision, the ruling could face legal challenges and end up in the Supreme Court. 
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Employers Shielding Workers from Increasing Health Care Costs

November 13, 2019 | The average cost of health benefits rose 3 percent per employee this year, bringing it to a total of $13,036 a year. 
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5 myths about employers' role in financial wellness

November 7, 2019 | Employee financial wellness is becoming a huge topic of discussion amongst employers and benefits decision makers.
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How to Promote Employee Wellness

October 16, 2019 |   Employee wellness is receiving a lot of attention these days, and for a good reason. 
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How Does Climate Change Impact Healthcare Costs?

October 11, 2019 |   According to a new study by the Natural Resources Defense Council and the University of California, San Francisco, published in the journal GeoHealth, the cost of climate change can be measured in health issues—and in billions of dollars.
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Increase Employee Participation in Preventative Benefits

October 10, 2019 |
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Amazon Launches a Virtual Health Clinic

October 2, 2019 |   The clinic, Amazon Care, was created for employees and their families living in Seattle. 
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