The financial impact of serious health issues can be substantial. While your foremost interest is recovering your health, you want to keep your bank account from suffering as well.
As CNNMoney.com details, there are several strategies to stay ahead of medical bills, including negotiating with your insurance company to cover more of the costs, particularly for out-of-network care and talking directly with doctors and hospitals about your cost concerns.
Do your listeners/viewers/readers have stories about how they navigated the financial twists and turns of a serious health issue? A social media post asking people to tell their stories could yield excellent accounts of what works and what doesn't. Your market may also have nonprofits that assist people with health insurance. Their experiences and tips could provide valuable information to your audience.
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Carole Zimmer of Bloomberg News entered the 2013 NEFE/RTDNA awards in 2013 with a report titled, "The Postponement Generation Grows Up," in the Large Market Radio category.
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