Andrew Hauser offers 8 tips for seniors who want to manage their medical expenses: Plan savings to cover medical costs. “A recent analysis found couples might need $350,000 or more for medical bills after retirement. Check your progress with an
“Troops with security clearances who have low credit scores or past-due bills could be at greater risk of having those clearances revoked, thanks to a change to the frequency at which background check officials look at financial data,” Military.com reports.
From the Associated Press: Researchers found in a study of credit reports that more than 2 percent of adults had medical bills under $200 sent to a collections agency. Over half of the annual medical collections were for less than
From NBC News: Unexpected medical bills top the list of health care costs Americans are afraid they will not be able to afford, with 4 in 10 people saying they had received a surprisingly large invoice within the past year,
From Patient Responsibility News: Fifty-seven percent of healthcare consumers have received a medical bill that they thought to be covered by their healthcare payers, according to a recent survey from NORC at the University of Chicago. Patients perceive these surprise
National Public Radio has the story of Drew Calver who had a heart attack despite being an avid swimmer and having just completed an Iron Man triathlon a few months before. Despite the surprise, Calver asked from his hospital bed