The Body Show: Patient Navigators
Medical care is complicated enough, but what happens when prescriptions change, diagnoses are different, and bills come that seem incomprehensible? That’s when having a patient navigator might make all the difference. From updated medication cards to explaining bills, these folks know their way around the medical system. Tami Rockholt and Dr. Justin Groode are on the show to share their experiences when patients are put first in healthcare.
Why Not Knowing Your Medications Could Kill You!
Dr. Kathleen Kozak of NPR’s The Body Show interviews Tami and Justin about PAA’s medication card and their patient advocate work. They also elaborate about their work helping people negotiate down expensive medical bills and in providing more involved levels of advocacy, helping people navigate their way through highly complex privatized medical system.
PAA Medication Card. Empower Your Health!
Medical Billing Fraud
Tami Rockholt and Mike Fossey get interviewed by FraudFactFriday. It is estimated that up to 15% of medical bills filed in the U.S. have some type of fraud associated with them. The last thing we need after a tough medical procedure is a fraudulent bill. Watch the video to find out more.