Summary: “Medical debt is one of the leading causes of bankruptcy in the United States,” our partner Sammy Mack writes over at Health News Florida. “Having health insurance is no guarantee against being swamped by bills after an emergency or a big procedure. But one Palm Beach County man has found there’s room to negotiate. Kenneth Klein is a former attorney who now runs the business Human Health Advocates—he works with clients to renegotiate bills and resolve insurance disputes. You can hear his conversation with Health News Florida here. Sammy Mack, The Negotiator: He Lowers Medical Bills — And You Can Too,” Health News Florida.

Jeanne Pinder

Jeanne Pinder  is the founder and CEO of ClearHealthCosts. She worked at The New York Times for almost 25 years as a reporter, editor and human resources executive, then volunteered for a buyout and founded...