Researchers Figured Out How Doctors Can Make People Healthier While Saving Billions in Health Care Costs, and It's Been In Front of Our Noses This Whole Time
"Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables" has been common advice for centuries, but soon it may be doctor's orders.
Researchers are calling for access to prescriptions for fruits and vegetables to prevent common ailments, rather than treating these ailments with medications after they've already shown symptoms. A new simulation by health professionals is bolstering this evidence.
Going to the emergency room? Even with insurance, you may still get hit with shocker bills. A practice called balance billing allows hospitals to overcharge for services, leaving the patient to cover any amounts their insurance company considers excessive. Hospitals often contract with third-party staff or service providers, causing unsuspecting patients to be charged out-of-network prices for services at an in-network facility.