The Day: Billing Errors, Dollars to Docs, Legislative Update

Filed Under: Costs, Patients, Providers

News of the day: Ways to save money, a pair of stories from ProPublica (with graphics and charts) about where the money goes in medicine, and more!

How to Spot and Fight  Medical Billing Errors mint.com

Financial Ties Bind Medical Societies To Drug and Device Makers – ProPublica. With USA Today

Medical Groups Shy About Detailing Industry Financial Support ProPublica

We all know efforts to extend our lives inevitably end in failure. But we aren’t acknowledging it when it comes to medical costs. Philly.com

Republicans Shelve Medicare Overhaul. The New York Times