USA Today offers three steps to tame your debt: Add It Up: “List your debts and their interest rates. Include credit cards, medical bills, and auto, payday and personal loans, but not your mortgage or student loans, which are considered
“Being sick is hard. But medical debt can make it feel completely overwhelming,” according to Your Tango. Here are four things you need to know about medical debt: 1. Bankruptcy is on your record for many, many years. “If you’re
From Yahoo News: First, find a fair price for the procedure you need. You can do this by checking out sites like HealthcareBluebook.com or NewChoiceHealth.com. Sites like these provide a range of what you can expect to pay based on
It doesn’t take much to ruin years of careful retirement planning. An unexpected accident or illness, especially when you’re nearing retirement, could become a financial disaster. CNBC offers three tips to prevent medical bills from cracking your nest egg: 1.
Richard Gundling, senior vice president at the Healthcare Financial Management Association, tells the Wisconsin Gazette that parents are not generally responsible for an adult child’s medical debts: “Normally, if you’re 18 or older, you’re considered the responsible party, even if
Kaiser Health News looks at the potential of smart phone apps to navigate the thicket of medical billing in the United States. Today, Norman’s clients submit digital copies of their out-of-network bills through an app on their phones. Better’s employees