Dr. Joel Wallach begins the show discussing fraudulent billing by hospitals and doctors. Asserting that 85% of all bankrupcies are because of medical bills. Citing a news article that asserts 30 cents out of every medical bill dollar is fraudulent. Totalling $750 billion every year in America. Doc continues citing the statistics of how many people are killed, infected and injured every year.Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article about a woman who got a huge medical bill because she went to the wrong hospital. The woman was involved in a work place accident the left her unconscious. The medical personel took her to the nearest hosptial not knowing that hospital was out of network for the woman's insurance. While her in network hosptial was just three blocks farther down the road.Callers
Pushpa has a torn muscle in her arm and her doctors wants to operate.
Mary is a type 2 diabetic having difficulty controlling her blood sugar levels.
Michael has rheumatoid arthritis and wants to manage the symptoms without drugs.
Estella has chronic high blood pressure.
Sally has friend with sickle cell enemia who also contracted MRSA while in the hospital.
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