The Power of One: Clinical Practice in Neurogenics: Dealing With Insurance Companies Successfully: A Personal Experience Life as I had known it changed on June 9, 1995. It was on that day that our oldest son, home from college for the summer between his junior and senior years, suffered a major cerebral hemorrhage. Over the next 12 days, while he lay in intensive care in a ... Article
Article  |   June 01, 2000
The Power of One: Clinical Practice in Neurogenics: Dealing With Insurance Companies Successfully: A Personal Experience
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  • Mr. Hiller’s 26-year-old son suffered a CVA in 1995. He successfully applied his business background to the task of obtaining the rehabilitation services that his son needed. The following piece summarizes his advice to others in similar circumstances.
    Mr. Hiller’s 26-year-old son suffered a CVA in 1995. He successfully applied his business background to the task of obtaining the rehabilitation services that his son needed. The following piece summarizes his advice to others in similar circumstances.×
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The Power of One: Clinical Practice in Neurogenics
Article   |   June 01, 2000
The Power of One: Clinical Practice in Neurogenics: Dealing With Insurance Companies Successfully: A Personal Experience
SIG 2 Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, June 2000, Vol. 10, 25-26. doi:10.1044/nnsld10.2.25
SIG 2 Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, June 2000, Vol. 10, 25-26. doi:10.1044/nnsld10.2.25
Life as I had known it changed on June 9, 1995. It was on that day that our oldest son, home from college for the summer between his junior and senior years, suffered a major cerebral hemorrhage. Over the next 12 days, while he lay in intensive care in a coma, the family had much time to talk and think through how we could best manage this crisis. Having spent 20 plus years in business management, I felt that my strengths were in being able to take large complicated problems and break them down into small manageable pieces. While this sounds very impersonal, it enabled me to some degree to take my emotions out of managing medical and insurance matters.
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