How You're Paying Medical Bills is Dead Wrong. Here's Why.

February 29, 2024
Hosted by Dr. Virgie Bright Ellington

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Episode Description

In this special Leap Year Day episode of Crush Medical Debt - Medical Bills Uncovered, Dr. Virgie reveals a rare expert insider look into why the old way of paying medical bills doesn't work anymore, how it's creating 100 million American healthcare cost vicitims and more every day, and what to do to protect you or someone you love from medical financial disaster. Show notes: To find a direct primary care practice (DPC), which gives you access to primary and preventive care for one low monthly subscription: dpcare.org/dpc-practice-locations. To find a federal qualified health center (FQHC) near you, which gives access to primary, dental and mental health care on a sliding scale based on your income: findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov. Correction: CPT is the abbreviation for Current Procedural Terminology.

Crush Medical Debt – Medical Bills Uncovered

Thursday at 2PM PST on VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness

Welcome to “Crush Medical Debt - Medical Bills Uncovered”, America’s first medical money-saving show dedicated to protecting you from becoming a victim of the nation’s #1 cause of debt, stress, and bankruptcy – medical bills. Every week, we make the complex world of medical finances simple – while empowering you with the information you need to fight predatory bills to save your home, retirement savings, and financial future. From discussions with medical billing insider Dr. Virgie Bright Ellington sharing her expert-secrets-made-easy to specialists revealing money-saving health insights – we've got you covered so you can pay off medical bills fast! So, join us on this mission to crush medical debt. Because when knowledge is power – saving you time and money – health is wealth! Tune in to "Crush Medical Debt - Medical Bills Uncovered" every Thursday at 2 PM Pacific/5 pm Eastern on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel and begin your journey to financial wellness today!

Dr. Virgie Bright Ellington

Virgie Bright Ellington, MD is an internal medicine physician and medical billing expert. A dedicated patient advocate, Dr. Virgie earned her degree at the University of Michigan Medical School and trained at the Cambridge Hospital of Harvard Medical School. After practicing more than 20 years in primary care and psychiatric settings and as a health insurance executive, Dr. Virgie now helps patients understand complex medical procedures, communicate effectively with their healthcare providers, and avoid financial devastation from crushing medical bills through her WHAT YOUR DOCTOR WANTS YOU TO KNOW series. Dr. Virgie is a former NY1 News health contributor and has been featured in Dallas Fox News, several podcasts, and national magazines. Dr. Virgie lives in Westchester County, New York with her husband and three children.

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