Tag Archives: Physician

Medicare Opt-Out: Greedy Doctors or Good Business?

Quit Medicare – here’s how.   Recently I received a medical journal informing doctors how to opt-out of Medicare. At least for now, doctors are permitted to make this decision.    What is opting-out anyway?   To receive payment through … Continue reading

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Save money on nosebleeds

The vast majority of nosebleeds do not require a doctor’s care.  Of the hundreds of patients with nosebleeds that I’ve seen over the years, about 90% could have been treated effectively at home. The most common reason patients present to … Continue reading

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Save money by negotiating charges

Image via Wikipedia   It’s one thing to think your doctor charges too much.   It’s another to know what doctors charge, on average. Did you know doctors are not permitted to compare fees?  The fear is this might lead … Continue reading

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Save money by being an empowered patient

Image via Wikipedia Just what is an Empowered Patient?  Being a patient is scary.  You want to trust your doctor, and yet . . . you’ve heard of patients getting the wrong medicine. you know of someone who died unexpectedly. … Continue reading

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Save money on back pain – Part I

Image via Wikipedia   Say you have a bad back.  And say I give you $4,000. What do you want to do? Your back really bothers you. You’ve missed a week of work. Most days you take a few ibuprofen. … Continue reading

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Premiere Author Interview with Dr. Koelker

David English interviews Dr. Koelker regarding her book, 101 Ways to Save Money on Health Care at: Premier Author Interviews Tons of practical tips for everyday living How to get more from your time with your doctor How to save … Continue reading

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