The Kansas City Star points to a county-by-county study form the Urban Institute which found that in some parts of the Kansas City area, almost one in three households has medical debt in collections. The persistence of medical debt is
Healthcare and insurance have been at the forefront of many Americans minds recently, particularly with the repeal of the Obama-era insurance requirements. With more and more people becoming uninsured every day, and already the rising medical costs for those who
Marianne Hayes of MagnifyMoney has stories of how people have successfully negotiated their way out of debt. One of the examples involves a woman who talked her way out of $20,000 in medical debt: In 2010, Robin, a Tampa, Fla.,
The Topeka Capital Journal interviews Larry Morris, administrative director of the revenue cycle for Stormont Vail Health, who says much of the confusion around medical bills is due to confusion about what their insurance will — and won’t — cover.
From The Motley Fool: It’s no secret that Americans seem to have somewhat of a credit card abuse problem. Not only did consumer debt recently reach an all-time high, but the average indebted household is currently carrying a balance somewhere
“Personal finance experts are always telling you that you must have health insurance to avoid a financial catastrophe. And we’re not wrong: Health insurance does keep more money in your pocket and get you access to better care, compared with