Managing Health Care and Health Insurance Costs
The health care system is a mess. Insurance is expensive, health care costs are out of control, and the care you receive is fragmented and unsafe. Learn effective ways to purchase health insurance, use insurance to your advantage, and utilize the health care system in a safe and cost effective way. You can use what you learn from this session presented at FPA Annual Conference 2018 to educate your clients and help them control health care costs.
- Understand the current status of the health insurance system and how to help clients sort through their options
- Teach clients how to be an empowered patient to help reduce health care costs and get better health care
- Recognize how to use health insurance effectively to get the best care and reduce costs
Carolyn McClanahan, MD, CFP®
Founder, Life Partners, Inc.
Dr. McClanahan is a physician turned financial planner. In addition to working in her financial planning practice, Dr. McClanahan speaks regularly on the interplay between health and financial issues, particularly regarding aging, chronic illness, end of life, long term care, health care reform, and health care costs. She writes for Forbes and Financial Planning Magazine and is quoted regularly in the Washington Post, New York Times, CNBC, and NPR.