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Stephen Meyers (MedSavingsDoc)
Works at SmartMedSavings
Attended University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Lives in Summerfield, NC
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1.7 million affected by bankruptcies from unpaid medical bills!
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Some websites you might find helpful in reducing costs:
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The costs of unnecessary surgeries touch consumers and taxpayers in ways most never imagine.
Tens of thousands of times each year, patients undergo surgery that isn't necessary.
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+Consumer Reports and +NeedyMeds  Partner to Provide 
Trusted Medication Information
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Would you feel comfortable haggling for care?
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When all costs of U.S. healthcare are accounted for, we spend $10,392 per capita (by +Deloitte):
As we carefully navigate issues related to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, budgetary constraints are likely and consideration of the industry’s costs, and the relationship to value proposition, must be front and center in every sector.
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And more--10 websites that can save you money on healthcare:
ChangeHealthCare.com: Deduct Healthcare Costs. W-2s come out this month and many people overlook the tax deduction you can get if your medical and dental bills add up to more than 7.5 percent of your adjusted gross income. This site helps you track and tabulate your medical expenses.
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I remember that article from earlier in the year. There are quite a few lower-income consumers that utilize the low-cost/free meds from some of those sites. A real money-saver. 

I would love to publish "10 websites that will cost you money on your healthcare," but I won't!
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Have until the end of July to comment on Patient Financial Interactions Best Practices:
PFI · About PFI · Overview · Testimonials · Press Kit · Collaborative · Advisory Panel · Steering Committee · Summary of Best Practices · PFI Best Practices · Emergency Department · Time of Service · Advance of Service · Overarching Best Practice · PFI Measurement Criteria ...
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8 Creative Ways to Pay for In-Home Care
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Smart strategies that will help you cut down your monthly medication bill.
#healthcosts  
These four smart strategies will help you cut down on your monthly medication bill.
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How accountable do you feel you need to be for your care?
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How to shop for a mammogram:
#mammogram  
How much does a mammogram cost? Well, that depends. For this, our final post  on our crowdsourcing project with the amazing Brian Lehrer Show at WNYC, our local public radio station, we're offering...
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Family Physician. Founder and administrator of SmartMedSavings.com
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    President, present
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Summerfield, NC
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Physician empowering the cost-conscious health care consumer.
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Family physician in North Carolina.
 
Founder of SmartMedSavings
 
Empowering the cost-conscious health care consumer as MedSavingsDoc on Google+, Facebook and Twitter.

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A first: The CHASM Project allows resource sharing and crowdsourcing via social media to reduce health care costs.
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  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Biology
  • University of Louisville
    Medicine
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