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How Sitting Is Killing You–and What to Do About It K. Grossman The human body was designed to work hard. Hunting, gathering, and farming all require physical exercise, which keeps the human body active. In today’s society, we treasure the modern conveniences that allow us to both work and relax from the comfort of our desk chair or recliner. While these conveniences make life easier, they also ensure…

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By Woodrow Wilcox On May 23, 2019, a client met with me in my office to get help with a medical bill from a medical firm in Illinois. The client is from Dyer, Indiana. I compared the Medicare report of the claim, the insurance company’s Explanation of Benefits, and the bill from the medical firm. The client is a very intelligent senior who suspected that the description and coding of the medical service…

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10 Signs of Disease Your Feet Can Reveal Jermane Cooper Our feet are pretty important, though chances are you don’t think about them much. Generally, when we contemplate them, it’s because there is itching or pain, or some other discomfort. However, sometimes even subtle changes in the feet could be indicators of something bigger. The parts of the bodies are all connected, so sometimes symptoms in…

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By Woodrow Wilcox On January 14, 2019, I helped a surviving spouse from the Miller Beach area of Gary, Indiana. He was dealing with medical bills regarding his late wife. All the bills were from one hospital in Chicago and a collection law firm that the hospital had hired for one of the older bills. With the widower in my office, I made phone calls to check on what happened that caused the medical…

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By Woodrow Wilcox On January 14, 2019, Nour Kalam delivered some bills to me to check for a client. Nour Kalam is one of our insurance agents at our office in Munster, Indiana. The bills totaled $11,176.33. The client is from Crown Point, Indiana. There were only two bills which totaled that amount. One was from a local hospital and the other was from a medical service that uses a billing service…

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8 Conditions That Could be Causing Your Leg Cramps Mike Johnson We have all had cramps at some point in our lives. You are feeling blissful one moment, and in the very next, you are immobilized due to a shooting pain. Stomach cramps, leg cramps, muscle cramps or heck, even that sudden crick in your shoulder or neck – all of these can manifest most unexpectedly and catch you off guard. Some people…

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8 Fruits With Anti-Cancer Benefits Dianne G. While curing and getting rid of cancer is still a very difficult task, there may be some simple ways to prevent developing the disease in the first place. Fruits are often referenced as “nature’s candy,” but these sweets can do a lot more than just taste well. If you are worried about keeping a cancer-free future, check out these 8 Fruits with Anti-Cancer…

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CMS finalizes New Medicare Card distribution ahead of deadline, accelerating fight against Medicare fraud By Insurance Forums Staff - January 22, 2019 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently completed a large-scale effort to provide new Medicare cards without Social Security numbers to people with Medicare. The new cards support the agency’s work to protect personal identity and…

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Benefits of Walking at Least 30 Minutes Per Day Dianne G. How long do you sit down each day? Between work, meals, television and computer time, you probably do so longer than you realize. Sitting for long periods can cause several health problems, including slowed metabolism, spine problems, low energy and even a risk of developing blood clots in the legs that could break loose and travel to the heart,…

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By Woodrow Wilcox On December 13, 2018, the widow of one of our clients brought a medical bill and other papers to our office for me to review. The widow received a bill for $353 from a local hospital. She questioned the legitimacy of the bill. I reviewed the matter and wrote a letter to the hospital to protect the widow from this bill. With some editing to protect the privacy of our client and the…

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