You can stay healthy and save money with the tips offered by Dr. Cynthia Koelker, an Ohio-based family physician. In her book, 101 Ways to Save Money on Health Care, she encourages patients to become their advocates. Doctors may not have the time to tell you when there's a way to save money, but they are out there if you take the time to eduacate yourself. Find out how to stretch your health care dollars and receive better care.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 304 Vendor: Plume Publication Date: 2010
ISBN: 0452296943 ISBN-13: 9780452296947 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
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"Dr. Cynthia Koelker gives us the inside scoop on how to save money at the doctor's office and still get great care. Even if you have insurance, 101 Ways to Save Money on Health Care will still help you save your hard-earned cash." -Elizabeth Cohen, MPH, CNN senior medical correspondent, author of The Empowered Patient
For over twenty years, Ohio-based family physician Dr. Cynthia J. Koelker has made it her mission to help people lower their health care expenses. Now, in 101 Ways to Save Money on Health Care, Dr. Koelker shares her insider tips and information so that you too can save hundreds (even thousands!) without sacrificing your health.
101 Ways is loaded with simple, easy-to-understand tips on topics that everyone will find useful, including:
* How to save money on brand name drugs * How to cut costs for chronic problems-from asthma to allergies * How to ask for a hospital discount (it's easier than you think!) * Ways to save money on glasses and contacts * What websites you can trust to give you the best health information
Whether you are uninsured, or just looking to save money, this invaluable guide will show you how to stay healthy and hold onto your hard-earned dollars.
Cynthia J. Koelker, M.D. is a board-certified family physician with over twenty years of clinical experience. A member of American Mensa, she holds degrees in biology, humanities, medicine, and music from M.I.T., Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and the University of Akron. She served in the National Health Service Corps to finance her medical education.
"In simple language, Dr. Koelker shares decades of experience to help people of all ages partner with their doctors to get excellent care and save money. It's like having a book written for you by your very own doctor." -LeAnn Thieman, LPN, and coauthor of both editions of Chicken Soup for the Nurse's Soul