The health-care system — especially the financial side — can feel like a Medieval torture device. So maybe it fits that workers from Renaissance fairs have come up with a work-around.
In this episode I meet Robin Hood and a woman who has made more than $2 million in medical bills… disappear.
Also, you’ve started sending us stories as voice memos. And they are awesome.
Send more! firstname.lastname@example.org.
Regular emails are nice too. You’ve sent some powerful stories that way. We are listening.
Also, you’ve shared tips, including this CBS News story about insurance companies refusing to pay ER bills. Super-timely, since we’ve got a story about ER bills coming up in the next couple of weeks.
You can find more information about the Rescu Foundation at the group’s website: rescufoundation.org
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