Today's Valuable Free Resources/Links: https://crushmedicaldebt.com/free-resources/ Summary In this episode, I introduce you to Dr Virgie Bright Ellington. Dr Ellington is a board-certified internal medicine physician, former health insurance executive, medical billing expert, award-winning author, speaker, and radio show host, but it wasn’t until she became a two-time cancer patient that she discovered why medical bills are the #1 cause of debt, stress, and bankruptcy, She is the principal of evidence-based and award-winning Crush Medical Debt Financial Wellness, which helps individuals, military veterans, and employees struggling with medical bills save their finances, families, and future. Crush Medical Debt Financial Wellness is for you if you’ve ever felt overwhelmed, confused, or trapped by bills from having to get care in the U.S. medical system; if you have to spend hours of time you don’t have on the phone begging for help instead of focusing on your work; or if you think you have to know how the human body works or fancy medical words to understand and save money on medical bills. Today Dr Ellington speaks about: Medical debt and financial wellness with a cancer survivor. (0:00) Medical billing fraud and patient rights. (3:42) Insurance tricks and medical billing. (10:16) Medical billing and financial literacy. (16:26) Medical debt's impact on mental and physical health. (23:04) Join me for this episode of Mommy Heal Thyself to learn how to crush medical debts.