Health insurance claim denials, Bad and good English

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A health news editor joins us to discuss a rise in denied health insurance claims. Then, an author shares her book making the case for accepting modern changes to the English language.

Featured in this Show

  • Why denials of health insurance claims are rising and what to do about it

    Researchers are finding a recent rise in denials of health insurance claims. A health news editor joins us to explore the causes behind the issue and the impact it is having.

  • Bad English: not as bad as you think

    A linguist explains why we’ve started to use filler words like “like,” “um,” and “so,” in conversation — and why it’s actually a good thing for the evolution of language.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Elisabeth Rosenthal Guest
  • Valerie Fridland Guest

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