Monthly Archives: May 2020

Inpatient or Observation

Inpatient or Observation? This Hospitalization Admission Decision Could Cost You $ 5,000 No one likes surprise medical bills, but here is a situation that surprises many. Take two hospitals, each caring for a senior with similar symptoms for three days with seven days of rehabilitation after discharge.  Based upon how the patient is admitted, the cost to the patient can…

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Save Senior Lives Launch

COVID-19 Continues to Impact Seniors Don’t return to normal behaviors yet COVID-19 continues to kill worldwide. One of the key themes that doesn’t make headlines is that the majority of deaths are seniors. Here in the United States, the CDC reports that 80% of COVID-19 deaths are of those 65 or older.  Although infection rates are decreasing in many areas,…

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