About: Dr. Patrick Neustatter
Recent Posts by Dr. Patrick Neustatter
The Deadly Doctor’s Guild: As medical errors are the third leading cause of death, why isn’t there a body equivalent to say the American Heart Assocition to look into prevention?
Consider trying to negotiate some of the unrealistic prices, especially if you are uninsured (many hospitals give an automatic discount if you are, but you often need the chutzpa to ask). Here's a good article that explains a lot of the vagaries of hospital billing. You can also get help with your hospital bill through the Patient Advocate Foundation.
Doctors have obnoxious terms for people they find difficult to treat, but this helps explain how to manage this situation.