Category: Health Savings News Podcast

Health Savings News – Episode 11: Medical Debt

Note: This is a rough transcript of episode 11 of Health Savings News and has been lightly edited for clarity. Copy may not be in its final form.  [fundraising appeal] Evan (00:00): Health Savings News is brought to you by NeedyMeds. Ever since NeedyMeds was founded 25 years ago, all the information on the website has been free. In the beginning there were only two part-time employees; now we have a staff of 30. When we started, we only had information on pharmaceutical patient assistance programs; now we have information on 40,000 programs covering over a dozen different types of […]

Health Savings News – Episode 10: Free & Low-cost Healthcare Services

Note: This is a rough transcript of episode 10 of Health Savings News and has been lightly edited for clarity. Copy may not be in its final form. [Fundraising appeal] Evan (00:00): Health Savings News is brought to you by NeedyMeds. Ever since NeedyMeds was founded 25 years ago, all the information on the website has been free. In the beginning there were only two part-time employees; now we have a staff of 30. When we started, we only had information on pharmaceutical patient assistance programs; now we have information on 40,000 programs covering over a dozen different types of […]

Health Savings News – Episode 9: Procedures & Treatments

This a transcript to episode 9 of Health Savings News. In the interest of making the podcast more accessible, we will post transcripts every two weeks as episodes release. Evan (00:10): Hello, and welcome to Health Savings News: the podcast about healthcare costs in America and how to save money on the often expensive care all kinds of people need. I’m your host, Evan O’Connor, joined by retired doctors, Rich Sagall and Mike Woods. Each episode we discuss healthcare costs in America, offer tips for saving money, and relevant news that affects and reflects the expensive landscape of healthcare in […]

Health Savings News – Episode 8: Testing (Part 2)

This a transcript to episode 8 of Health Savings News. In the interest of making the podcast more accessible, we will post transcripts every two weeks as episodes release. Evan (00:08): Hello, and welcome to Health Savings News: the podcast about healthcare costs in America and how to save money on the often expensive care all kinds of people need. I’m your host, Evan O’Connor, joined by retired doctors, Rich Sagall and Mike Woods. How’s it going? Rich (00:22): Good to be here. Mike (00:23): Yeah. Good to be here as well. Evan (00:26): Each episode we discuss healthcare costs […]

Health Savings News – Episode 7: Testing (Part 1)

This a transcript to episode 7 of Health Savings News. In the interest of making the podcast more accessible, we will post transcripts every two weeks as episodes release. Evan (00:09): Hello, and welcome to Health Savings News: the podcast about healthcare costs in America and how to save money on the often expensive care all kinds of people need. I’m your host, Evan O’Connor, joined by retired doctors, Rich Sagall and Mike Woods. How’s it going, guys? Mike/Rich (00:23): Good./Good to be with you. Evan (00:25): Each episode, we discuss healthcare costs in America, offer tips for saving money, […]

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