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Welcome to Code WACK!

featuring host Brenda Gazzar

 

Shining a light on America's callous healthcare system

and what we can do about it.

 

Now streaming on Nurse Talk Media and Progressive Voices!

 

Powered by HEAL California

 

Feb 21, 2022

Check out the Show Notes and Episode Transcript!

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?