Health Care Planning


Health care expenses are an unknown when planning your budget and retirement. Health care costs are out of control, the health care billing system is crazy, and the rules keep changing. How much will health care cost when you need it? What is the best way to prepare?

Dr. Carolyn McClanahan, a physician and financial planner, will provide steps you can take to control this potentially big expense. In this webinar, she will cover the basics of health insurance and medical billing, understanding your health care mindset, and how to plan for the health care you want when you need it. Finally, she will share how to become an empowered patient to take better charge of your health and your health care expenses.

About Carolyn McClanahan:

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Carolyn is founder and director of Life Planning Partners. She is a member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA), the Financial Planning Association and the American Academy of Family Physicians. Having begun her career as a medical doctor, McClanahan speaks nationally to planners and physicians on the interplay between health and financial issues. She has been quoted in numerous publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Money magazine and Kiplinger’s, and has appeared on CNBC, Hardball, and National Public Radio. She writes for Forbes, Money, and Financial Planning Magazine.

McClanahan completed her undergraduate degree at Mississippi University for Women and medical school at the University of Mississippi. After residency in family medicine at the Medical College of Virginia, she entered private practice and emergency medicine practice in Richmond, Va. In 1998, she was recruited to teach on faculty at the University of Florida. McClanahan earned her financial planner certification at the University of North Florida. Today, she volunteers in the medical clinic of the I.M. Sulzbacher Center for the Homeless.

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