Some legal news from Lexology: On January 17, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit reversed a decision by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin dismissing the plaintiffs’ claims that the defendant debt collection
A nice piece from Georgia Health News: Surprise medical bills have long puzzled — and angered — patients in Georgia and elsewhere. This billing occurs when consumers have procedures or visit ERs at hospitals in their insurance network, then get separate bills
Benjamin Fong writes in Huffington Post: The United States pays about three times per capita what the average developed nation pays for healthcare, yet of those countries we have one of the lowest life expectancies, the highest maternal and infant
The Kansas City Star points to a county-by-county study form the Urban Institute which found that in some parts of the Kansas City area, almost one in three households has medical debt in collections. The persistence of medical debt is
Healthcare and insurance have been at the forefront of many Americans minds recently, particularly with the repeal of the Obama-era insurance requirements. With more and more people becoming uninsured every day, and already the rising medical costs for those who
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.