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Figuring out how much your birth will cost is a daunting proposition composed of many confusing and expensive parts. But what if you could navigate it in an non-overwhelming manner, that could potentially save you thousands of dollars? Nate Dallas is here to share his step-by-step secrets. Check it out!
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What we talked about:
Why it’s so hard to get an idea of what it will cost to birth your baby
What to figure out BEFORE baby comes
The role of insurance companies
Understanding their jargon: deductible, out-of-pocket max., rollover dates
Making sure you’ve got the plan that works best with the careprovider you want
Timing the purchase of your insurance plan just right
Talking to the hospital about all their providers and your plan
Keeping the bill in check DURING your stay at the hospital
What to say to your nurse to get her on your side
Getting an itemized bill and checking it twice AFTER baby arrives
Why you don’t really want to sign a payment plan
How to talk with the financial department to not overpay your bill
Your friend: Nate Dallas
Getting in all in writing
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Dr. Nate Dallas is a husband of 14 years and a father to four young boys. He is a practicing dentist, a lifelong learner, and a serial entrepreneur. When he’s not building a fort, fishing, hunting, climbing trees, or making sidewalk chart art, he’s mentoring men on how to become a better version of themselves. Find out more at HackingFatherhoodBook.com or Nate’s blog at NateDallas.tumblr.com