Negotiating Your Medical Bill: CBS Evening News Interviews Michelle Katz, Author of Healthcare for Less, on surviving Medical Debt

Washington, DC (PressExposure) January 23, 2007 -- Washington, D.C., Jan 22 -- Nationally recognized Healthcare Author and speaker, Michelle Katz, MSN, has been interviewed for a three part series special on CBS Evening News with Katie Couric. She relates her story of not having health insurance after a severe car accident, avoiding medical debt through negotiating discounts with her doctor and hospital. This interview is part of the “doctor discounts” portion of this CBS series, which airs on Wednesday, January 24th, at 6:30 ET. “This is the first interview of its kind revealing that it is possible to negotiate with your healthcare provider and save up to 50% on your medical bills,” says Ms. Katz from her own experience. She writes about the art of negotiating effectively in her book Healthcare for Less.

CBS Evening News captures her story on Wednesday, January 24th, at 6:30pm ET.

About Michelle Katz, MSN:

A healthcare consultant and international medical journalist, Michelle Katz, MSN, has been interviewed by several news markets including Oprah & Friends Radio. She is the host of cable television show, Today’s Health, “Celebrity Guru” for LifeTips, and a healthcare contributor for EONS. Katz has been a senior healthcare consultant at Author Andersen and is actively consulting in the development of congressional healthcare legislation. Katz received her master's degree in nursing from Georgetown University and currently lives in Washington, DC where she gives lectures on saving money in healthcare and educates others on Medicare and other aspects of healthcare. To find out more information go to [].

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Press Release Submitted On: January 22, 2007 at 10:13 pm
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