Empowered Patient How to Get the Right Diagnosis, Buy the Cheapest Drugs, Beat Your Insurance Company, and Get the Best Medical Care Every Time
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Description: The facts are alarming: Medical errors kill more people each year than AIDS, breast cancer, or car accidents. A doctorrs"s relationship with pharmaceutical companies may influence his choice of drugs for you. The wrong key word on an insurance claim can deny you coverage. Through real life stories, including her own, and shrewd advice, CNNrs"s Elizabeth Cohen shows you how to become your own advocate and navigate the minefield of todayrs"s health-care system. But therers"s good news. Discover how to bull; find a doctor who "gets" you and listens to you bull; ask the right questions for the best treatment bull; make the most out of a short office visit bull; cut out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs bull; harness the power of the Internet for medical issues bull; fight back when claims are denied Combining the personal stories of patients across America with crucial advice on receiving the best possible health care, this guide will enable you to confront an often confusing and perilous system-and come out ahead.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 8/10/2010
Size: 5.20" wide x 8.00" long x 0.54" tall
Elizabeth S. Cohen teaches in the Department of History and in the Division of Humanties, York University.
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