“Medical bills can push patients over the financial cliff, but a new study says this may not happen as often as previous research suggests,” the Denver Post reports. “Hospitalizations cause only about 4 percent of personal bankruptcies among non-elderly U.S.
Former Sen. Bill Bradley interviewed RIP Medical Debt co-founder and CEO Craig Antico on his Sirius XM radio show American Voices. It’s an excellent conversation and starts at around 12:08. Listen here: A transcript of the conversation is below: Bill
Many people turn to credit cards to pay the hospital bills, but doing so is an expensive decision. According to Bankrate, the average credit card interest rates are currently hovering above 16 percent. That means that the bill you charge
With nearly a third of Americans having trouble paying their medical bills, they have resorted to using special “medical credit cards” to pay the expenses, the AP reports. But consumer advocates warn medical credit cards can saddle patients with unexpected
Credit.com explains four common misconceptions about medical bills that can cost you dearly: Myth 1: My Insurance was supposed to cover everything so I’m not responsible The Truth: It is a consumer’s responsibility to know what they are responsible for
Advocates for patients, senior citizens, labor unions, and businesses hailed New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy’s (D) signing of a complex and controversial measure designed to curb the impact of costly “surprise” medical bills in New Jersey, according to NJ Spotlight.