Tag Archives: Medicare

Medicare patients surprised to end up as self-pay

I haven’t written about Medicare beneficiaries as self-pay patients yet, although it’s certainly been on my list of topics to address. Most people don’t think of Medicare recipients as self-pay patients, assuming that the program covers all or at least … Continue reading

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Electronic health records mandate and self-pay patients

A reader of The Self-Pay Patient asked whether, as a self-pay patient, their private medical records would be available to the government or insurance companies as a result of the electronic health records mandate contained in Obamacare. I’ve looked around a little and … Continue reading

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