About Dr. Virgie Bright Ellington

Dr. Virgie Bright Ellington is an internal medicine physician and medical billing expert.

A determined patient advocate, Dr. Virgie practiced more than 20 years in primary care and psychiatric settings and as a health insurance executive.

Dr. Virgie now helps patients understand complex medical procedures, communicate effectively with their healthcare providers, and avoid financial devastation from crushing medical bills through her "What Your Doctor Wants You to Know" series.

She is the author of What Your Doctor Wants You to Know to CRUSH MEDICAL DEBT and the host of the weekly "HEALTH, WELLNESS & MEDICAL BILLS" show on the VoiceAmerica radio network.

What You’ll Learn

In this episode we talk about:

Why you should never pay the first medical statement that comes your way

3 simple steps to negotiating your medical bills

Why CPT codes are key to understanding your medical statements

Why being proactive with your medical bills is so key

Why HIPPA is more than just privacy protection

Balance billing and what exactly that means 

Retroactively apply for medicaid


Grab a copy of Virgie’s book and download the 3 steps checklist: https://crushmedicaldebt.com/

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