Errors on medical bills are a more significant problem than you might think, according to Employee Benefits Adviser. Experts say as many as 80% of medical bills in the U.S. contain errors, according to Derek Fitteron, CEO of Medical Cost
The Wisconsin State Journal notes there are some situations where you might be tempted to refuse to pay a medical bill, and what you might want to consider doing instead. It’s true that the latest versions of the FICO and
From the Associated Press: For about 43 million people, or 1 out of 5 credit reports, there’s overdue medical debt, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. For 15 million people, medical bills are the only overdue debt on their
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
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.