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“Fight Back” is the Healthcare Consumer Rights Foundation’s podcast. Each episode tells the personal story of someone who has been tripped up by the healthcare system in some way—insurance claims denied, not getting the referral to a specialist or medical procedure one needs, an unexpected “out of network” bill, and so forth. Then we interview a relevant expert who can provide the insights, resources, and help to solve these kinds of problems while navigating our complex healthcare system.

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When You Lose Your Health Insurance

When you suddenly lose your health insurance, it can feel difficult to know what to do, but there are options. Jenn Moore, Health Net’s chief commercial officer, joins us to talk about how to navigate this complicated process.

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Advanced Healthcare Directives

Attorney Ashton Ellis explains why advanced healthcare directives, a legal document that addresses such end-of-life issues as “do not resuscitate” orders, treatment options, and more, is so important not only for yourself but for your loved ones too.

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Price Transparency

Most often, healthcare consumers do not know the real cost of health services. David Balat, a former hospital CEO, explains how consumers can find out the true costs of their healthcare.

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Healthcare Access During COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is difficult for healthcare patients to obtain their routine, everyday care. Barry Jantz, head of the Grossmont Healthcare District in San Diego, explains how patients and their families can solve this problem.

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Mental Illness Challenges in America

Millions of Americans are affected by severe mental illnesses, and also everyday mental health challenges such as anxiety and stress. We interview Jessica Cruz from NAMI once again for her tips on how to cope.

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COVID-19 Vaccine: Is It Safe?

How safe are the COVID-19 vaccines? We talk with vaccine expert and Emergency Room Physician, Dr. Mike Ybarra, to answer these and other vaccine questions.

Negotiating Medical Bills

Expected, or maybe unexpected, hospital bills can be overwhelming and significantly impact the costs of your healthcare. In this episode, we discuss whether it is possible to negotiate with your local hospital.

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