Never Pay The First Bill: And Other Ways To Fight The Health Care System And Win
He says the health care industry wants you to think you're helpless in the face of its predatory billing, but you are not. He tells the stories of people who have successfully fought over-billing, price gouging, insurance denials, and more to get the care they deserve. He'll tell us how to analyze and contest medical bills so you don’t overpay. What will it take to build a health care system that does not force people to fight back?
Marshall Allen, author of Never Pay the First Bill: And Other Ways to Fight the Health Care System and Win, and investigative health reporter who most recently covered the health care industry at ProPublica. Marshall teaches investigative reporting at the Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY
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