Friday, February 22, 2013

Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us

Reblogged from Health & Family:

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1. Routine Care, Unforgettable Bills

When Sean Recchi, a 42-year-old from Lancaster, Ohio, was told last March that he had non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, his wife Stephanie knew she had to get him to MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Stephanie’s father had been treated there 10 years earlier, and she and her family credited the doctors and nurses at MD Anderson with extending his life by at least eight years.

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This is a must read. Medical Bills, like Insurance Companies can be more deadly than the underlying disease.

con·cept: February 2013