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
The Urban Institute has released a very cool interactive map which shows, county by county, what percentage of people have debt in collections. Debt in collections includes past-due credit lines that have been closed and charged-off on their books as
Despite the uncertainty about the future of the Affordable Care Act, it seems likely that more Americans will find themselves in health plans with patient cost sharing — high deductibles, copayments, or co-insurance — at the point of service. A keen
Melissa Kalensky writes in The Hill about how an accident left her facing “multiple surgeries, follow-ups with specialists and 26 months of physical therapy” and medical bills reaching nearly $250,000.” She notes that she was lucky because she had health