Better is forgiving $1M worth of medical debt in Texas as part of a campaign to abolish $16M in medical debt across the US. In this blog post, they tell the story of 7-year-old Ava Pettit who was bitten by
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
Medicine.net has an interesting feature on the most expensive medical conditions: It should come as no surprise that health care in the United States is expensive. According to the latest comprehensive data from 2014, health care spending in the United
The number of American workers with high-deductible health insurance plans rose by 3.2 percent in 2016 — reaching 24.8 million, according to Health Day News. For the study, researchers analyzed national data and found more than 58 million American workers
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