Make sure you perform this medical debt self-exam before paying a collection agency.
Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows the average American household spends roughly 7 percent of their income on healthcare costs. Medical bills are almost the most common type of debt to end up in collections. With that in mind, Debt.com has the latest advice on how to minimize healthcare costs so can be well without breaking the bank.
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