Adria Gross, CEO and founder of MedWise Insurance Advocacy and MedWise Billing, Inc., helps clients reduce medical bills, avoid overcharges and negotiates bills down to a reasonable amount. She has over 25 years of experience in the insurance business, working extensively with the medical community and numerous insurance companies, and is an expert in spotting medical billing overcharges and negotiating bills down to reasonable amounts.
Ms. Gross began her career as a claims examiner for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, then went on to claims and underwriting for American International Group before starting MedWise Insurance Advocacy (a division of MedWise Billing, Inc.). She is certified in medical billing and medical claims consulting and is a New York State-licensed insurance broker and consultant.
Today she uses her extensive combined expertise of the insurance and medical industries to act as a strong knowledgeable advocate for all those who suffer from improper overbilling by many organizations including hospitals and doctors. At the same time she is an extremely effective advocate for those who have been improperly denied reimbursement for legitimate claims. Providing a unique service to overcharged and overbilled consumers, Ms. Gross has recovered millions of dollars for her clients over the years.
Ms. Gross is an active member of many professional organizations including the American Medical Billing Association, Alliance of Claims Assistance Professionals, and American Academy of Professional Coders. She also serves on the board of Insurance Professionals of Orange County (New York).
She holds degrees from Lasell College and Lesley University, and certifications for medical billing from Orange County Community College.
An active member of her community, Ms. Gross is also a graduate of Leadership Orange, a training program designed to help Orange County, New York residents become leaders and advocates for businesses and residents in their communities.
Adria is available to speak on the topics of medical expenses and reimbursements.
The video below illustrates how Adria saves her clients millions of dollars in medical billings.
- 2008 – Insurance Professional of the Year Award (from the Insurance Professionals of Orange County, N.Y.)
- 2009 – Pinnacle Leadership Orange Award
- 2011 – Autism Move-a-thon of Orange County – Volunteer of the Year Award from Mental Health Association of Orange County
- 2013 – YMCA Special Award in Appreciation for Spirit, Drive and Dedication in Bringing a Y Presence to Southern Orange County, New York.
- 2013 – “Women of Achievement” by New York’s WCBS Newsradio 880