Frequently Asked Questions

Why is Bill Dog so inexpensive?

Billdog has been designed and built from the ground up to solve the complex problem of medical billing and claims issues management.  The combination of next generation technology and an experienced pool of doctors, nurses, medical administrators, and insurance and financial technology professionals allow the service to be offered at a highly competitive price.

How many bills can a member send?

The Billdog service starts on an effective date. Bills received on or after that service start date qualify for the Bill Dog service. A member can send as many invoices after the service start date.

Can I contact Billdog?

Yes.  Our members can use the mobile app or call the support line at any time.  The email address is support@billdog.com.

Can Billdog make any medical decisions on my behalf?

No.   Billdog is only to be used after a service is performed and invoices and assorted correspondence has been sent. Billdog inquires to providers are only in regards to invoices , administration, and related correspondence.

Is Bill Dog part of an insurance carrier or healthcare provider ?

No.  Billdog is an independent firm that provides a service exclusively for the benefit of its members.   Billdog works with any insurance company or healthcare provider.

Can Billdog make any changes to my insurance on my behalf?

No.   Billdog is only to be used after a service is performed and invoices and assorted correspondence has been sent.    Billdog inquires to insurance companies are only performed in response to invoices and assorted correspondence.

When Billdog negotiates a bill reduction, do they keep any of the savings?

No. Never.  When Billdog corrects or negotiates a bill reduction, our member keeps 100% of the savings.

Will Billdog negotiate any bill?

No.   There are many bills that are straightforward, accurate and where the member is obligated to pay the bill in its entirety.   Balance bills for out of network or non-covered procedures may be eligible for negotiation or appeal.  

How does Bill Dog protect customer privacy?

Billdog is HIPAA compliant and takes personal privacy very seriously.   Read about our approach to privacy here.

Does Billdog Provide Clinical Advice?

No.   Billdog does not offer clinical advice or pre-procedure provider decision making support.

Can Billdog predict how much a planned procedure will cost?

No.   Billdog does not get involved with pre-procedure price shopping or negotiation.  Billdog should be contacted by members at the moment a medical bill or any related notice or correspondence has been received.