By Dan Weissmann
KAISER HEALTH NEWS (June 14) — Jeannine Cain started her career dealing with insurance companies for various medical offices. Later she worked for Blue Cross Blue Shield, and now she is a health care data consultant. She really knows how things operate behind the scenes.
When her son got a jumbo-size medical bill, she put her knowledge to work — and wrote an appeal letter. Now she’s sharing that knowledge — and the letter — with us.
Go here to see Cain’s letter with notes about the details she was careful to include.
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