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This week we're learning how to navigate our impossible healthcare system and avoid huge medical expenses with help from award-winning journalist, Dan Weissman. Dan has worked as a staff reporter for Marketplace and Chicago’s WBEZ, and is now the host of the podcast An Arm and a Leg which investigates the cost of healthcare and explores how to avoid it. Listen to hear Dan's tips on using the "magic words" to protect yourself when signing hospital paperwork, how to ask for an itemized bill following a procedure, and what approach to take when calling your health insurance company.
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