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Posts tagged "Medical Debt"

Make a plan to address unexpected medical bills

Unexpected medical care is costly. You might not realize the full extent of the financial impact until the bills start rolling in after you receive the care you so desperately need. In some cases, the co-pays and deductibles that you have to pay are going to lead to financial difficulties. It is possible that you will be billed for those, but some places require them upfront.

Is there any way out of medical debt other than bankruptcy?

It's difficult to hide the shock of reading a medical bill for the first time. What you expected to be a $500 bill might be closer to $5,000 or even $50,000, especially if you had to be treated outside your insurance company's network.

Medical debt impacts people who are already in a difficult spot

You never know when medical debt is going to become necessary. When this occurs, you need to think carefully about how you are going to handle the situation. You don't need to allow these debts to weigh down your finances, but you might be ready to get them taken care of. We understand the position you're in and want to work with you to find solutions to get it all taken care of.

Medical debts often put consumers in a difficult financial spot

Medical bills are sometimes unavoidable. With the cost of medical care steadily rising and insurance companies including many procedures, conditions and medications on the list of things they won't cover, consumers sometimes find that things like a heart attack or an accident lead to an influx of overwhelming medical costs.

Medical debt can eat away at financial stability quickly

When you need medical care, you might not think about the financial aspect of that care. Instead, you might be focused on just getting the help that you need. The monetary aspect may not hit you until the bills start rolling in. At that point, you might realize that you are in more debt than you can handle. We understand that this is a distressing situation for you. We are here to help you find a way to handle this debt.

Medicaid: A retroactive period reduces medical debt

Imagine how you would feel if you applied for Medicaid thinking you were going to receive coverage for the medical needs you had in the last three months. Now, imagine how you would feel if that coverage was taken away by those who believe you don't deserve it.