A Guide to Self Advocacy

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EPISODE SUMMARY: Restaurant menus list their prices. So why not hospitals? Unfortunately, patients usually don’t know the cost of their procedure or medication until they get the bill. Getting access to hospital pricing is also just as difficult as getting a hold of your own digital medical records. So how can patients take back control over their healthcare decisions? On this episode, we discuss the ins and outs of price transparency models, and how to pass legislation that will put you in control of your finances and health.
EPISODE SUMMARY: Restaurant menus list their prices. So why not hospitals? Unfortunately, patients usually don’t know the cost of their procedure or medication until they get the bill. Getting access to hospital pricing is also just as difficult as getting a hold of your own digital medical records. So how can patients take back control over their healthcare decisions? On this episode, we discuss the ins and outs of price transparency models, and how to pass legislation that will put you in control of your finances and health.

Honest, helpful discussions about chronic illness issues.

HOSTS:

Terry Wilcox
Patients Rising Executive Director

Robert “Dr. Bob” Goldberg
Center for Medicine in the Public Interest, Co-Founder & Vice President

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