Dealing with Surprise Medical Bills

Have you ever had a surprise medical bill? One where you don’t even recognize the doctor’s name? The “No Surprises Act” is here to protect you. Patricia Kelmar a consumer protection advocate, explains what you need to know about unexpected medical bills and steps you can take to protect yourself. Listen in to hear what to look out for, how to respond and who to call if you need help.

Patricia Kelmar is the Health Care Campaigns Director at U.S. PIRG

More helpful information about medical bills:

Patient Guide: Surprise medical billing protections you can use now

How to get a good faith estimate for medical and dental care

One way to avoid higher medical bills


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Hosted By Lori Hartwell

Lori Hartwell is the Founder & President of Renal Support Network (RSN) and the host of KidneyTalk®, a radio podcast show. Lori was diagnosed with kidney disease at the age of two. In 1993 she founded RSN to instill “health, happiness and hope” into the lives of those affected by chronic kidney disease. Lori is also the author of the inspirational book Chronically Happy: Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness and is a four-time kidney transplant recipient.

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