The facts are alarming: Medical errors kill more people each year than AIDS, breast cancer, or car accidents. A doctoras 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, CNNas Elizabeth Cohen shows you how to become your own advocate and navigate the minefield of todayas health-care system. But thereas good news. Discover how to ac find a doctor who agetsa you and listens to you ac ask the right questions for the best treatment ac make the most out of a short office visit ac cut out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs ac harness the power of the Internet for medical issues ac 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 systemaand come out ahead. From the Trade Paperback edition.How to Get the Right Diagnosis, Buy the Cheapest Drugs, Beat Your Insurance Company, and Get the Best Medical ... aSince when dida Cohen, aKnow When Ita#39;s Time to Fire Your Doctor, a www.cnn.com/empoweredpatient, August 16, 2007.
|Title||:||The Empowered Patient|
|Author||:||Elizabeth S. Cohen|
|Publisher||:||Ballantine Books - 2010-08-10|