AirTalk for December 19, 2012

The doctor is in

Doctors Seek Higher Fees From Health Insurers

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A doctor uses a stethoscope on a patient on September 5, 2012 in Berlin, Germany.

AirTalk continues our semi-regular series looking at the top health stories, fads and frustrations facing patients and doctors.  Today, Larry is joined by Dr. Mark Lachs to discuss the phenomenon of how elderly couples can begin fighting after a medical scare.   

Dr. Lachs will join Larry to take your questions and calls – no health insurance or appointment necessary.

Guest:

Mark Lachs, M.D., Director of Geriatrics for the New York Presbyterian Health Care System; physician, scientist, and gerontologist at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City; author, "Treat Me, Not My Age: A Doctor’s Guide to Getting the Best Care as You or a Loved One Gets Older" (Viking Press)


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