Saving Money in Healthcare with Healthcare Advocate, Michelle Katz
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Tips to help you save thousands on your healthcare!
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Everything you need to know about saving money in healthcare, navigating through the United States healthcare system and so much more.
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Saving money for all in healthcare and revealing some healthcare savings tips in addition to and expansion on healthcare savings tips featured on ABC World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer.

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You Can Die of a Broken Heart

You Can Die of a Broken Heart | Saving Money in Healthcare with Healthcare Advocate, Michelle Katz | Scoop.it
Everything you need to know about saving money in healthcare, navigating through the United States healthcare system and so much more.
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Top 25 Most Influential Nurses to Follow On Twitter - Health Grad.com

Top 25 Most Influential Nurses to Follow On Twitter - Health Grad.com | Saving Money in Healthcare with Healthcare Advocate, Michelle Katz | Scoop.it
Did you know that there are close to 4 million professional active nurses in the United States? Nurses are a very dynamic group of health care workers who come together in social media circles to share information and educate others. … Read More
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Obamacare's gender sucker punch

Obamacare's gender sucker punch | Saving Money in Healthcare with Healthcare Advocate, Michelle Katz | Scoop.it
Girly … tough ain't enough, was Clint Eastwood's warning to his boxing protégé in Million Dollar Baby. This should have been the warning the drafters of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare) gave to women before they signed up by the millions on its exchanges. Health care is tougher and more expensive for women than men, with childbirth and its related care being the most obvious example. Historically, insurance companies had this in mind when underwriting a woman as a higher cost risk compared to a man of similar overall health. Obamacare promised to fix this: To make it a fair fight between the genders for affordable and high-quality health plans. Like almost all of its promises, let's chalk this one up as broken and undelivered. This sad reality leaving female customers on the health care ropes.
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Cool in a Crisis: Nurses Saving Lives Off the Clock

Cool in a Crisis: Nurses Saving Lives Off the Clock | Saving Money in Healthcare with Healthcare Advocate, Michelle Katz | Scoop.it
Year after year nurses are voted the most trusted professionals out there. It’s no wonder. Nurses see patients at their most vulnerable and frightened moments and take the time to make eac
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Nurses don't only save lives at work...thank you @allnurses.com for the mention!
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Instagram photo by Nurse Katz • Aug 19, 2016 at 1:34pm UTC

Instagram photo by Nurse Katz • Aug 19, 2016 at 1:34pm UTC | Saving Money in Healthcare with Healthcare Advocate, Michelle Katz | Scoop.it
See this Instagram photo by @nurse_katz • 7 likes
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Don't Pay For The Duplicate X-ray Or The Medical Ghost

Don't Pay For The Duplicate X-ray Or The Medical Ghost | Saving Money in Healthcare with Healthcare Advocate, Michelle Katz | Scoop.it
Dear Nurse Katz,

My doctor recently ordered an extra X-ray of my hip due to what he thought might be a hairline fracture. Unfortunately
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6 Ways to Save Money on Your Medical Bills

6 Ways to Save Money on Your Medical Bills | Saving Money in Healthcare with Healthcare Advocate, Michelle Katz | Scoop.it
How to wrangle discounts, cut costs, comparison-shop and save cash on medical bills across the board
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Thank you @parenting.com for the mention!
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Birth control misconceptions we need to correct

Birth control misconceptions we need to correct | Saving Money in Healthcare with Healthcare Advocate, Michelle Katz | Scoop.it
The most common birth control mistakes many women make that can lead to unplanned pregnancy.
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Nurse Katz and others correct some of those birth control misconceptions.
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Dealing With a Collection Agency and Medical Debt

Dealing With a Collection Agency and Medical Debt | Saving Money in Healthcare with Healthcare Advocate, Michelle Katz | Scoop.it
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I received a bill from a medical facility that I felt was unreasonable and did not think it was even the correct amount
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10 Smart Ways to Slash Your Health Care Bills

10 Smart Ways to Slash Your Health Care Bills | Saving Money in Healthcare with Healthcare Advocate, Michelle Katz | Scoop.it
This guide will help you trim thousands from your medical costs—without compromising your care.
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Simple ways to get rid of negativity in your life......

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Thank you Carina from Bustle for the mention..some of you MIGHT be able to benefit from some of these tips or have others to add:
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Clever Ways to Save on Your Prescription Drugs

Clever Ways to Save on Your Prescription Drugs | Saving Money in Healthcare with Healthcare Advocate, Michelle Katz | Scoop.it
Want to spend less for your prescription drugs? Learn about using pre-tax dollars, membership programs, coupons, and other saving strategies.
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10 Ways to Save on Insurance in 2017 | GOBankingRates

Virtually everyone needs at least a minimal amount of insurance, particularly if you own a home or car. Under the Affordable Care Act, you are required to have health insurance unless you qualif
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Why treating diabetes keeps getting more expensive

Why treating diabetes keeps getting more expensive | Saving Money in Healthcare with Healthcare Advocate, Michelle Katz | Scoop.it
Are the newest versions of insulin worth the bigger price tag?

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The Healthcare Advocate with Nurse Katz

The Healthcare Advocate with Nurse Katz | Saving Money in Healthcare with Healthcare Advocate, Michelle Katz | Scoop.it
Simple Ways to Empower the Patient & Avoid Medical Debt by Michelle Katz, LPN
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ObamaCare has a 'zombie uninsured' problem

ObamaCare has a 'zombie uninsured' problem | Saving Money in Healthcare with Healthcare Advocate, Michelle Katz | Scoop.it
OPINION | As insurers leave exchanges, patients wander the healthcare landscape like zombies.
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#zombieuninsured it is a mess out there...
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I Want to be an RN but I Didn't Major in Nursing

I Want to be an RN but I Didn't Major in Nursing | Saving Money in Healthcare with Healthcare Advocate, Michelle Katz | Scoop.it
Want to be an RN but don't have a nursing degree? Find out how to make it happen.
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Thank you @rasmussen for the mention.
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How C-Level Executive Conversations Are Shaping Healthcare Technology Transformation.

Written by Nick Peacock-Smith - Director Strategic Partnerships & Michelle Katz - Healthcare Contributor at ABC News & "The Doctor's Show.. Read more..
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Birth control misconceptions we need to correct

Birth control misconceptions we need to correct | Saving Money in Healthcare with Healthcare Advocate, Michelle Katz | Scoop.it
The most common birth control mistakes many women make that can lead to unplanned pregnancy.
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Dispelling some of those myths.
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The Billing Error That May Knock You Out

The Billing Error That May Knock You Out | Saving Money in Healthcare with Healthcare Advocate, Michelle Katz | Scoop.it
Dear Nurse Katz,

I had a procedure done and it sees that I was billed for the anesthesia twice. Am I reading my bill correctly?

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Many overlook this medical billing mistakes because they think their insurance covers it...and why not?  When you go in for a procedure at an "in network" facility, who actually checks to see if the anesthesiologist is covered...let alone the CRNA....this is what gets a lot of people into financial trouble!
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Dealing With a Collection Agency and Medical Debt

Dealing With a Collection Agency and Medical Debt | Saving Money in Healthcare with Healthcare Advocate, Michelle Katz | Scoop.it
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I received a bill from a medical facility that I felt was unreasonable and did not think it was even the correct amount
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Don't Be a Victim of Balanced Billing

Don't Be a Victim of Balanced Billing | Saving Money in Healthcare with Healthcare Advocate, Michelle Katz | Scoop.it
Dear Nurse Katz,

Recently, my wife went into the hospital for a surgery that cost $12,500, but our insurance would only cover $5,300. Th
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How to Keep Your Doctor When Your Health Insurance Does Not

How to Keep Your Doctor When Your Health Insurance Does Not | Saving Money in Healthcare with Healthcare Advocate, Michelle Katz | Scoop.it
Dear Nurse Katz,

Last week, I called my doctor to make an appointment for my annual check-up only to find that he is no longer accepting m
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