Healthcare Consumer Rights Foundation (HCRF) provides free education to help healthcare consumers navigate the complex healthcare system and to better understand their legal rights and options. The Foundation will provide consumers up-to-date and useful news, data, and expert analysis of the most urgent and relevant healthcare issues.
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COVID-19: Progress and Setbacks
As we enter into the fall and winter months, and as cases begin surging again across the country and world, we are going to get a status update on all things COVID-19
We will discuss what this looks like in day-to-day life with Dr. Melamed and how you might benefit from a more holistic and integrated approach to your health.
What is health equity? What does it mean? And how do communities and health organizations make changes to promote health equity? Join us as our special guest, Wm. Jahmal Miller, System Vice President of CommonSpirit Health, unpacks this timely issue.
Negotiating Medical Bills
Today, we discuss whether it is possible to negotiate with your local hospital and what that means for you and your bottom line. (Hint: You have options.) We will be joined by special guest Alan Fox, a former hospital CFO, who offers his unique insight...
At 65, individuals have the opportunity to join the Medicare healthcare system. But Medicare is complicated, and for many who are about to or have recently turned 65, they face many choices and daunting questions.
Food As Medicine
There are many reasons why we should pay attention to what we eat. The processed, low-variety foods many of us consume regularly may be convenient and tasty, but they compromise our health.
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Very useful, practical podcast
Healthcare issues are so complicated and frustrating. I feel like I’m learning some useful information that’ll help me a lot.
Great, free resource for navigating the healthcare system
A great, free resource with information from subject matter experts on navigating the many times complicated healthcare and insurance systems.
A truly unique approach to helping people navigate the murky waters of healthcare. The issues presented are relatable and the conversations help to answer some pretty vital questions.