On this episode of “Health Care News,” former Chicago and Illinois politician Robert “Bob” Fioretti shares his experience as a cancer survivor and highlights the challenges he faced navigating the healthcare system, even with “Cadillac” health care coverage.
Fioretti discusses his cancer diagnosis and how he was never formally informed of it. He also shares the difficulties he faced in making treatment decisions and how rising costs impacted his mental health. His book, My Cancer Journey, documents his experiences and offers insights into how the healthcare system could be improved, including the use of “center of excellence” insurance plans tailored for cancer care.
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