HuffPost notes that most Americans cannot afford even a minor emergency, according to a recent report from Bankrate, a website that provides financial advice. Of those surveyed, just 39 percent of respondents said they’d be able to cover an unexpected
An interesting chart from Health Populi shows how the stress of medical bills is felt equally regardless of household income: For more information on the issues surrounding medical debt, please contact RIP Medical Debt.
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
The Miami Herald points to another reason your medical bills may seem higher than ever: New doctors are facing increased medical school student debt. Along with that debt comes the need to see more patients to make more money to
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