Recommended Reading: Doctor-Patient Relationship

Relationship with your physician

We coach our clients to develop positive relationships with their physicians as a means of taking leadership of their own healthcare. It’s nice to see scientific research supporting the value of the “Doctor-Patient Relationship.”

David Meltzer, an economist and a primary-care physician at the University of Chicago, spoke at our National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants (NAHAC) conference a few years ago.

Pre-existing Conditions

I am gravely concerned that once again, insurers will be allowed to discriminate against individuals with pre-existing conditions. As one small example, following enactment of the ACA, one of our clients’ insurance was $10,000 less because her pre-existing condition of “back strain” could no longer be used to charge her exorbitant fees. Please stay informed about this issue: