It’s time for Tuesday-Newsday! The featured blog post this week is presented by ChronicBabe.com’s Jenni Prokopy: An expert interview with a medical billing advocate discussing how to manage your health care bills and cut costs. Learn how to protect yourself from medical billing errors and fraud!
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*FEATURED BLOG POST
Medical billing errors account for $17 billion a year, and crooks commit more than $80 billion a year in medical billing fraud. And you pay the price! Editrix Jenni interviewed Jean Poole, a medical billing advocate with a background in nursing and an MBA. Jean explains a tons of ins and outs of medical bills, shining a light on things everyone should know when it comes to reading bills—and not getting overcharged.
by Jenni from ChronicBabe.com