Feel a headache come on every time you open another medical bill? Take these steps to tackle overwhelming medical debt.
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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There’s a little more than a month left to enroll this year.
Supplementing original Medicare with a Medigap policy can ease the pain of medical bills.
Prescription drug costs have been on the rise with no sign of slowing down. Here are a few ways you can save.
Take these steps to make sure you’re not paying the doctor or hospital more than you owe.
If you’re sick over medical debt you can’t pay, you’re not alone.
Taking time to examine the boring details on your hospital bill can help slash medical debt.
Make sure you perform this medical debt self-exam before paying a collection agency.
Think your HSA is limited to paying for doctor and hospital visits? This list of eligible medical expenses may surprise you.
Paying medical bills with a credit card shouldn’t always be your first choice, but in some cases, it may be a decent option.
Here’s what you need to know before filing an appeal to your health insurance provider.
Take these steps to keep medical identity thieves stuck in the waiting room.
Ready to take a scalpel to your hospital bill? Try these negotiating tactics.
Losing sleep over hospital and doctor bills? Here’s how a medical billing advocate can help.
Are medical bills giving you a headache? Blowing them off will only cause more financial pain.
Don’t make retirement planning decisions based on faulty assumptions about what Medicaid will pay.
Making these false assumptions about Medicare coverage could drain retirement savings fast.
Make sure you’re up to the task before agreeing to make medical decisions for another person.
If you’re looking for a clever way to cut taxes, pay less for healthcare, and build retirement savings, a health savings account (HSA) delivers. Laura’s guide will help you start an HSA, understand the rules, and use it to your financial advantage.
Know these facts about open enrollment before you begin shopping for health insurance.
Not everyone claiming to be from the HealthCare Marketplace is legit.
Here’s how to spot scammers trying to trick you into helping them commit Medicare fraud.
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Keep your credit report healthy and avoid unpaid medical debt.
Here’s how to make sure you sign up for the right Medicare health plan this fall.
Make sure you give all your medical bills a thorough examination to avoid paying too much.
If you have a high deductible health plan, you may benefit from a Health Savings Account.
Americans used up savings and took on credit card debt to pay pandemic-related medical bills.
They’ve saved money on their hospital and doctor bills by doing one simple thing: asking to pay less
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Whether leaving a job is cause for tears or celebration, knowing your rights and options for medical benefits is critical.
This complete guide will help you start an HSA and use it to your financial advantage.
If severe symptoms occur, Americans can expect to pay an average of $20,000.
Maintain a healthy, balanced strategy for healthcare spending.
Protecting your health and income isn’t a luxury, it’s a necessity.
Learn how the voluntary Medicare Part D program can save you lots of money on your prescription medication, and how you can qualify for it.
Retired Americans advise to pay attention to your health – or it’ll cost you.
Millions of seniors failed to save enough to stop working, and now younger Americans are making their same mistakes.
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