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Insurance Claims, Authorizations, and Denials...Oh, My! - Undivided Live with Leslie Lobel

Insurance Claims, Authorizations, and Denials...Oh, My! - Undivided Live with Leslie Lobel

Published: Oct. 26, 2021Updated: Feb. 9, 2024

Dealing with insurance can be a whirlwind of confusion and frustration, but Undivided can help! On October 12, 2021, our Head of Health Plan Advocacy Services Leslie Lobel gave us the lowdown on in-network and out-of-network claims, authorizations, and denials. She offered great advice for dealing with denials and why we should continue to fight them!

Watch these clips for some quick tips or check out the full recording below.

Want to avoid an insurance claim denial? In this clip, Leslie reviews the most common reasons for a denial and how to avoid them.
It's incredibly discouraging to receive a denial, but you don't have to take no for an answer! Leslie encourages parents to appeal. Hear why in this clip:
You always have the option to submit an appeal, but you also have to know when to pick your battles. It's important to make sure you have a compelling argument when you're appealing a denial. Check out this clip for Leslie's advice when it comes to submitting an appeal.

Undivided can help ensure you are getting the most out of your health plan. Learn more about our health plan advocacy services here.

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Brittany OlsenUndivided Editor

An editor and cartoonist who loves using words and images to simplify and share ideas. She has ten years of experience as a copy editor and lives near Portland, Oregon. She often spends her free time going on nature walks with her dog or trying new bread recipes.

Reviewed by Meghan O'Dell, Undivided Writer and Editor

Contributors Leslie Lobel, Undivided Director of Health Plan Advocacy

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