Forbes has a good description of why medical debt is different than other forms of consumer debt: In normal consumer markets, people owe what they owe. In fact, consumers often can’t purchase goods or services until they pay for them
From Investopedia: Many Millennials, already burdened with student debt, are now finding another unwelcome envelope in their mailboxes: past-due bills for their medical debts. Though younger people tend to be healthier than their older peers, they are as likely –
A new analysis of federal data shows that too many Americans are being pestered to pay off medical debt that they don’t actually owe. Consumerist: “The study’s authors analyzed nearly 18,000 medical debt collection complaints filed in the last three
Consumer Reports: “As legislators and the executive branch renew their efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act this week, they might want to keep in mind a little-known financial consequence of the ACA: Since its adoption, far fewer
Robert Reed writes in the Chicago Tribune: When it comes to not paying its medical and insurance bills on time or in full, one of the biggest and baddest deadbeats around is our own state of Illinois. It’s an acute
Many consumers take their medical bills at face value — and often pay more than they need to. Some good advice from USA Today on avoiding three big mistakes: 1. Not shopping around “Start by knowing the cost of services.