The city of Detroit filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection on Thursday; will it be able to recover? And want to reduce your health-care costs? Healthcare Bluebook CEO Dr. Jeff Rice and Medical Cost Advocate CEO Derek Fitteron offer tips for reducing your health-care costs. In case you missed it, here is a recap of some of the top newsmakers and expert analysis from last night on FOX Business Network.
1Can Detroit Rebuild?
The city of Detroit filed for chapter 9 bankruptcy protection. Will this be a fresh start – or another major headache? Former Sen. Scott Brown, (R-Mass.), and former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, (D-Ohio), weigh in on the future of Detroit, and the nature of municipal borrowing.
2Cut Your Medical Costs
FBN’s Gerri Willis says consumers are intentionally left in the dark when it comes to the real cost of medical procedures and tests. But changing what you say in the examination room and where you go for tests and special procedures may drastically reduce your bill. Healthcare Bluebook CEO Dr. Jeff Rice and Medical Cost Advocate CEO Derek Fitteron offer tips for reducing your health-care costs.
3Will Samantha Power Be Confirmed?
Lou Dobbs says despite evading questions over past remarks that the U.S. should apologize for its sins, Samantha Power will likely be confirmed as the U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Former U.S. ambassador John Bolton weighs in on what Power would bring to the role, and the President’s push for Israel-Palestine peace talks to resume.
4ObamaCare Hurting Businesses?
While President Obama defends the Affordable Care Act, 87% of businesses say they expect health-care expenses to rise as a direct result of the new law. Jim’s Family Restaurant COO Jimmy Hasslocher and Layfield Energy founder John Layfield discuss the financial impact of ObamaCare on businesses and their employees.