Lawyers use medical billing experts in a variety of legal proceedings. In personal injury cases, plaintiffs must typically prove that the medical expenses they seek to recover are reasonable. Defendants, on the other hand, often...

Accident victims who have health insurance typically submit their medical bills to their insurers for payment. Depending on the nature of their insurance plan, the victims will usually pay a co-pay or a deductible. The...

Clinics, hospitals, medical practices, and other organizations that provide medical services often outsource their medical billing. Rather than adding the costs of a medical billing department to their business expenses, they take advantage of efficiencies...

A career in medical billing and coding is an attractive option for individuals who want some assurance that their job isn’t likely to disappear in the foreseeable future. Many office jobs, including secretarial and office...

Medical billing is unlike billing for most professions. A plumbing company’s billing clerk might prepare a bill based on a plumber’s record of time spent on a project and add charges for supplies used in...

Medical bills are claims for payment for the services provided the healthcare providers. Billings are usually submitted to insurance companies or to government agencies responsible for Medicare and Medicaid. The bills follow formats that insurers...

Florida law requires all private vehicle owners to carry Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance. Also known as “no-fault” insurance, Florida’s PIP insurance covers occupants of the insured vehicle regardless of which driver caused the accident. ...

Uninsured motorist (UM) claims are governed by contract law, but damages are generally determined by tort law. The contract requires the insurance company to pay the insured injury victim the compensation that the victim would...

Medical errors are a leading cause of death in the United States. Errors caused by negligence can entitle a patient (or a deceased patient’s family) to compensation.  Expert witnesses help patients prove medical negligence. Doctors...

The Federal Rules of Evidence govern the admissibility of expert testimony in federal cases. Rule 702 has long required courts to begin their analysis by asking two questions. First: Is the expert basing an opinion...