A Miami New Times survey finds the top three reasons people in South Florida become homeless are all medical-related issues. Drug addiction and mental health rank just below medical debt on the list: “The stats come from addictions.com, where survey
Liz Weston notes that your debt lives on after you die. However, whether and what creditors get paid, though, depends on a lot of factors. After someone dies, the executor of the estate (or the personal representative, if the deceased
An unpleasant fact of life is that most Americans now face an uncertain and expensive retirement. The culprit is health care expenses — particularly those that are unforeseen. Bankrate explains: The average couple retiring at 65 today will spend $275,000
For many low-income people with chronic illnesses, Upworthy notes it’s a decision far too familiar. Seth Berkowitz, a doctor at Massachusetts General Hospital, recalls a woman — a mother — who ended up in the hospital with dangerously high blood
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Beckers Hospital Review highlights 10 statistics and findings on medical debt: 1. One in five working-age Americans with insurance encountered problems paying medical bills in the past year, which often led to serious financial challenges and changes in employment and