Caitlin Donovan

Caitlin ­Donovan is senior director of the National Patient Advocate Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in Hampton, Virginia, that provides case management and financial aid to Americans facing chronic, life-threatening and debilitating illnesses.

Money Savers

Medicare Advantage Plans are Denying Payments

Many seniors opt for private Medicare Advantage plans instead of traditional fee-for-service Medicare so they can access a broader array…

The Economy

The Inflation Reduction Act and Your Health Care

On August 16, President Biden signed the more than $700 ­billion Inflation Reduction Act, a sprawling piece of legislation affecting…

Health Care Providers

Yes, You Can Negotiate With Your Health-Care Providers

Do you think health-care costs are staggeringly steep these days? Few would disagree—even the health-care providers themselves understand that their…

Medical Expenses

Massive Medical Bills? 6-Step Plan to Help You Pay Much Less

Even well-insured patients can be subjected to hefty healthcare bills for out-of-network doctor visits, ambulance rides, treatments “not medically necessary.” Here’s help…