Understanding Balance Billing And When It’s Not Legal

Balance Billing

CVC Director of Patient Services Lauren Ruiz explains the basics about balance billing. Balance billing is already a hot topic this year in health care. Of course, like many health care practices, most people don’t understand or hear about balance billing until they experience it—in the form of an unexpected bill for hundreds or thousands …

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6 Tax Tips To Know Before You File

Tax Tips

As the holidays end and the New Year begins, tax season looms large for all of us. Many people are more than happy to file their returns as soon as they receive all the tax documents, knowing a nice refund awaits that may be automatically deposited into their bank account. For others, filing taxes is …

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Animal Companionship

Animal Companionship

Animals are providing more patients bright spots in the midst of difficulty, thanks to a growing arena of health research. Almost any patient can request visits from dogs as part of Dogs on Call at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Medical Center in Richmond. The program’s volunteers have heard “so many” success stories, says Dr. Sandra …

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10 Finding Strength Quotes And Life Lessons We Learn From Them

The world is currently undergoing an unprecedented stressful event. It’s a tailspin to say the least. Despite our best efforts, stress somehow does manage to find its way into our lives. Burnout is at an all-time high. The caring voice team constantly researches new ways in which we can counter or even negate the effects …

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Family Medicine – 2021 Update

Family Medicine

The role of genetics—in researching, predicting, diagnosing, preventing, and treating rare and chronic illnesses—is dramatically expanding. The Caring Voice community spoke to leaders in genetic medicine about what that means for you and your loved ones. What would you do if you could take your DNA and unravel all the secrets contained within? What would …

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