101 Ways to Save Money on Health Care: Tips to Help You Spend Smart and Stay Healthy

101 Ways to Save Money on Health Care: Tips to Help You Spend Smart and Stay Healthy

by Cynthia J. Koelker
     
 

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"Dr. Cynthia Koelker gives us the inside scoop on how to save money at the doctor's office and still get great care. Even if you have insurance, 101 Ways to Save Money on Health Care will still help you save your hard-earned cash."
-Elizabeth Cohen, MPH, CNN senior

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Read Cynthia Koelker's blogs and other content on the Penguin Community.
"Dr. Cynthia Koelker gives us the inside scoop on how to save money at the doctor's office and still get great care. Even if you have insurance, 101 Ways to Save Money on Health Care will still help you save your hard-earned cash."
-Elizabeth Cohen, MPH, CNN senior medical correspondent, author of The Empowered Patient

For over twenty years, Ohio-based family physician Dr. Cynthia J. Koelker has made it her mission to help people lower their health care expenses. Now, in 101 Ways to Save Money on Health Care, Dr. Koelker shares her insider tips and information so that you too can save hundreds (even thousands!) without sacrificing your health.

101 Ways is loaded with simple, easy-to-understand tips on topics that everyone will find useful, including:

*How to save money on brand name drugs
*How to cut costs for chronic problems-from asthma to allergies
*How to ask for a hospital discount (it's easier than you think!)
*Ways to save money on glasses and contacts
*What websites you can trust to give you the best health information

Whether you are uninsured, or just looking to save money, this invaluable guide will show you how to stay healthy and hold onto your hard-earned dollars.

Editorial Reviews

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"In simple language, Dr. Koelker shares decades of experience to help people of all ages partner with their doctors to get excellent care and save money. It's like having a book written for you by your very own doctor."
-LeAnn Thieman, LPN, and coauthor of both editions of Chicken Soup for the Nurse's Soul

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780452296947
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/01/2010
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.08(w) x 7.07(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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From the Publisher
"In simple language, Dr. Koelker shares decades of experience to help people of all ages partner with their doctors to get excellent care and save money. It's like having a book written for you by your very own doctor."
-LeAnn Thieman, LPN, and coauthor of both editions of Chicken Soup for the Nurse's Soul

Meet the Author

Cynthia Koelker, M.D., is a board-certified family physician with degreesfrom MIT, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and theUniversity of Akron. She served in the National Health Service Corps tofinance her medical education. She practices medicine in Akron, Ohio.

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