Articles By: Woodrow Wilcox

SOS: Speaking of Seniors – They Were Surprised!

SOS: Speaking of Seniors – They Were Surprised!

I brought the chart that I usually use when I speak about Medicare problems and what I do to fix them. I explained that the Medicare system breaks down hundreds of times every day. That is the most common problem with the Medicare system. It is the problem that government bureaucrats and government contractors don’t what to discuss.

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SOS: Speaking of Seniors – Retired Officer Down

SOS: Speaking of Seniors – Retired Officer Down

When the retired police officer delivered the bills to me, it did seem like he was being billed over $20,000 for medical and ambulance services. I am glad to say that I believe my letters and phone calls will result in a final balance on all bills combined of either zero or something close to zero.

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SOS: Speaking of Seniors – Silver Dollar Surprise

SOS: Speaking of Seniors – Silver Dollar Surprise

On May 1, 2017, a ninety year old client brought to me a medical bill and other papers to review with him. Also, he brought me a silver dollar as a gift. I had helped the client with other bills in the past. He knew that there was no charge for my help on those bills.

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SOS: Speaking of Seniors – Sloppy Bookkeeping

SOS: Speaking of Seniors – Sloppy Bookkeeping

On April 7, 2017, I wrote a letter to a medical service provider who uses a medical billing firm that has really sloppy bookkeeping habits. The client is an elderly man from Michigan City, Indiana.

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SOS: Speaking of Seniors – Ambulance Service was Kind

SOS: Speaking of Seniors – Ambulance Service was Kind

There are many rules in the Medicare system. This client got caught by a Medicare rule which caused an ambulance bill for $640 that Medicare would not help to cover. A few years ago, I warned seniors that the federal government would gradually change rules about Medicare to save the federal government money and push more medical costs back onto senior citizens.

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SOS: Speaking of Seniors – X Ray Firm Never Filed Claim

SOS: Speaking of Seniors – X Ray Firm Never Filed Claim

I phoned the client’s Medicare supplement insurance company to learn what it knew of these claims. It reported that Medicare never sent these claims to it. Then, with our client, I phoned Medicare to learn about these claims. According to the Medicare representative, the x-ray firm never filed the claims with Medicare at all. That is a serious error or fraud.

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SOS: Speaking of Seniors – Saved Schererville Senior $238

SOS: Speaking of Seniors – Saved Schererville Senior $238

On March 30, 2017, I received good news from a client who lives in Schererville, Indiana. In an envelope was a copy of the letter that she received from a local medical service provider which acknowledged a mistake and informed our client of the corrective action taken.

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SOS: Speaking of Seniors – Think Medicaid Works Well?

SOS: Speaking of Seniors – Think Medicaid Works Well?

In 2009, the leader of a think tank in Washington, D.C. asked me to edit a research project which the think tank had sponsored on problems with Medicaid. I was flattered and honored that a think tank based in D.C. noticed my articles on Medicare problems and thought enough of my writing to ask for my help. In that project, I learned much about the problems with Medicaid. Some of them are similar to the problems in Medicare.

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SOS: Speaking of Seniors – Another Complaint Filed

SOS: Speaking of Seniors – Another Complaint Filed

Here are the facts. Earlier in the year, the client visited me and we reviewed documents about an unpaid bill. I learned from the client’s Medicare supplement insurance company that it had already paid the bill in question. The insurance company gave me the amount, the date of issuing the check, and the check number.

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Mark Levin speaking at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland (Photo credit: Gage Skidmore)

My Dispute with Mark Levin

On the issue of free trade and tariffs, Mark Levin is not a Constitutionalist. I am referring to the national radio show host Mark Levin. That’s right! I said it!

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