At a time when healthcare and medical insurance are more important than ever comes this authoritative, unbiased new volume in the acclaimed Get What’s Yours series.
Healthcare expert Philip Moeller has written a reliable, concise guide to healthcare and health insurance basics. He provides tools that patients need before, during, and after they get medical care. He describes the care we need, the care we don’t, and how to deal with doctors, hospitals, and other healthcare providers. Moeller explains telemedicine and healthcare apps that have become so important during the coronavirus epidemic.
The book shares the stories of disruptive health innovators who have given us access to true health costs, cheaper prescription drugs, and low-cost care in and outside the US. You will learn how to avoid poor care, fight back against denied insurance claims and inflated bills, and use social media to connect with powerful advocates. Throughout, Get What’s Yours for Healthcare draws on stories of people who share their lessons on how to successfully navigate the healthcare system.
This invaluable guide helps people get access to the care they need at a price they can afford. It’s the book we all need now.
About the Author
Veteran journalist Philip Moeller has won a Gerald Loeb award for distinguished business and financial journalism. He coauthored the New York Times bestseller Get What’s Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security and is the author of the companion volumes, Get What’s Yours for Medicare: Maximizing Your Coverage, Minimizing Your Costs and Get What’s Yours for Health Care: How to Get the Best Care at the Right Price. He wrote the “Ask Phil” feature for PBS NewsHour and has also worked for Money and US News & Report as well as several newspapers.
"In this easy-to-understand guide, Moeller clearly explains this country’s confusing medical system . . . [Moeller] is an old hand at giving wise advice, historical context, and helpful statistics. So he knows how to authoritatively caution plan holders to ask about annual deductibles, copays, out-of-pocket maximums, and prescription drug coverage." — Booklist