NY Times Article On After Surgery Bill: My Comments

Elizabeth Rosenthal wrote a thorough and revealing article in the NY Times called “After Surgery, Surprise $117,000 Medical Bill From A Doctor He Didn’t Know”. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/21/us/drive-by-doctoring-surprise-medical-bills.html?_r=0 This is a must read to understand what many patients experience.  I have dealt with this much too frequently with clients.  Hospitals and doctors overcharge and it isn’t known…

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Take The Time To Read Informed Consents: Your Life May Depend On It

Informed consent is the form that needs to be signed before any medical procedure can occur.  Essentially, it is the form that allows the medical and research team to perform their duties. Its purpose is to provide the patient with information about the procedure, the risks and benefits, who is performing the procedure and all…

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