Well, that was interesting. The last article I wrote on this blog was last December 26th, the day after Christmas, and I was ready to shut down this blog and website forever. I removed a lot of blog posts and moved them to my business blog, where I also talk about health care finance issues as well as leadership, diversity, and other things associated with internal business policies.

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As the title says, this is the last post on Medical Billing Answers Blog. This is to explain why it’s happening and what’s going to occur going forward.

This blog is part of a website where the initial intention was to provide information for patients as well as help to answer any questions they might have about both health care finance issues and issues with their medical bills. It was also a vehicle to help people connect with one of my other blogs and websites, which I’ll mention below, as my background is as a health care finance consultant as well as a leadership trainer and presenter.
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Let’s cut to the chase; smoking is one of the nastiest habits in the world today. It’s the one habit that not only impacts the smoker, but impacts everyone else around the smoker.

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First, the nasty part. Smoke stinks, whether it’s cigarettes, pipes, cigars, marijuana,… you name it, it smells. Smoke wafts everywhere; if there’s one smoker in the room, everyone knows it, whether that person is smoking or not. It gets on people’s clothes; it gets in their hair. It burns people’s eyes. And it stays around for what seems like forever; even non-smokers have to go home, take off their clothes, and throw them in another room, then wash down before going on with their business. There’s nothing worse than smelling smoke on someone else, and, strangely enough, smokers can’t smell it.
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Do you suffer from fears that you don’t quite understand? Do you sometimes feel hesitation when you’ve been invited to a party? Or maybe feel everything closing in on you when you think about things such as flying or bugs? fear of death If so, you probably suffer from some kind of phobia. Phobias are […]

I set out trying to do an article on how long hospital and physicians billing offices should retain their records. Once I got into it, I realized it could turn into a major project. It turns out each state gets to determine the length of time medical and billing records are expected to be kept. […]