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How Seniors Can Avoid Medical Debt

How Seniors Can Avoid Medical Debt

The opening of health plan enrollment plan under the Affordable Care Act has many Americans over the age of 65 thinking of and planning for their medical expenses and procedures for 2018. For many seniors, the process of picking medical coverage is especially complex as Medicare doesn’t cover everything, which can in turn cause excessive  … Read more

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One Smart Way to Lower your Medical Debt

One Smart Way to Lower your Medical Debt

Medical debt is one the largest contributors to Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies in the United States. Even though new studies are beginning to emerge that claim the new health insurance laws are cutting down on debt for low-income individuals, a medical bill from an unforeseen accident or catastrophe still has the ability to  … Read more

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Medical Debt Solutions

Medical Debt Solutions

Medical debt is a rising problem in the USA. With the healthcare bill not going anywhere, the prices seem to be surging. Unchecked insurance markets are making a killing at the expense of the sick, even simple 911 ambulance calls go into the thousands. It leaves a lot to be desired for those who are  … Read more

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Medical Debt Relief Options

Medical Debt Relief Options

Are you struggling with medical bills? You aren’t alone. In fact, it is estimated that nearly 25% of Americans have serious medical debt problems. Over half of those people may go to drastic measures like using their savings to pay it off. That is not necessary! There are other medical debt relief options that can  … Read more

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Medical Debt Problems Matter

Medical Debt Problems Matter

The costs of healthcare go beyond monthly premiums and co-pays. For many people, the out of pocket costs can be overwhelming. Many people are uninsured and many more are simply underinsured. Even those with insurance can still find themselves with medical bills they can’t afford to pay. When it comes to financial disaster .  The  … Read more

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Managing Medical Debt

Managing Medical Debt

Medical bills are one of the leading causes of Houston bankruptcy filings. Medical debt plagues the chronically ill and elderly more than the average family. There are two sides to the medical debt problem. Learning the strategies for managing medical debt properly can make all the difference in avoiding financial disaster. Managing Medical Debt People often  … Read more

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Dealing With Medical Debt Through Bankruptcy

Dealing With Medical Debt Through Bankruptcy

It is estimated that 70 percent of all bankruptcy filings are caused in large part to overwhelming medical debt. Medical debt is one of the most unique forms of debt because it originates from circumstances that are often unavoidable such as an accident or sudden illness.  In many cases the illness or injury has two  … Read more

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Bankruptcy and Medical Bills

Bankruptcy and Medical Bills

No matter where in the world you live, a diagnosis of a life threatening or life altering disease or accident can leave a family and individual shaken to the very core. Having to fight for your own life or for the life of a loved one is truly unimaginable for most people. In the vast  … Read more

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Surviving Cancer and Bankruptcy

Surviving Cancer and Bankruptcy

Statistics show that cancer has a financial impact on many individuals that are stricken with this disease and it is most disheartening. It has been shown that those roughly one third of cancer survivors that are still within the working age have had to go into debt. It has also been shown by a recent  … Read more

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