Feb 21, 2022
HMOs may seem like a good deal, but what if you need a medical specialist? Will the doctor you need be in your network? And what about those crazy bills? Join host Brenda Gazzar and guest Nilton Fonseca, husband, father of three, and a construction engineering director, as he describes his struggle to find a plastic surgeon experienced in his condition. Did his appeal to the relevant state regulatory agency help? (Take a guess.) In this second of two podcasts, Fonseca details hassles with his health insurance that marred his treatment experience as he battled breast cancer. How could his experience have been different with single payer?