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Consumer Affairs: Medical Billing Errors

Posted Monday, February 28, 2011

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Consumer Affairs: Medical Billing Errors After you finally recover from treatment at the hospital, the medical bills can make you sick again. It's hard enough to navigate your bill when it's correct. But when the bill contains errors, it can seem impossible. And errors happen more often than you might think. Patients need to read their bills and know their rights and act quickly when something's not right. The cure for billing errors: a consumer edition of the Sound of Ideas, Monday at 9 on 90.3

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Community/Human Interest

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Sheryl Harris, Consumer Columnist, The Plain Dealer
Steve Parente, Professor, Health Finance, University of Minnesota
Lynnette D. Catalanotto, President, Executive Medical Consultants

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How to Fight a Bogus Bill
New medical billing company underway in Akron

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