Greed on Trial - Doctors and Patients Unite to Fight Big Insurance
Publisher: Brown Books Publishing Group
A trial attorney recounts her fight against insurance companies who put profit before patients—and wrongfully terminate doctors who don’t comply.In the modern world of American medicine, insurance companies call the shots. Their policies often require cutting corners on patient care in pursuit of profit. These policies often reduce the amount of time doctors spend with patients, push older and cheaper medications, and limit the number of tests and referrals doctors can order. And if doctors don’t comply, they could lose their insurance affiliations.Despite the risks, some brave doctors choose to resist these policies—only to find themselves out of a job. That’s where attorney Theresa Barta steps in. Barta specializes in suing insurers and health-care companies who wrongfully terminate doctors. In Greed on Trial, Barta’s takes readers inside three dramatic and important cases from her files. In each story, we watch Theresa assemble her evidence and fight the scourge of insurance company abuse in the court of law.