Medical Bills


How Seniors Can Avoid Medical Debt

By Reese Baker & Associates. 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...

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Tactics to Deal With Medical Debt

What to Do About Unpaid Medical Bills. By Latoya Irby, The Balance. Medical bills were the cause of 62 percent of bankruptcies in 2007, according to a study by the American Journal of Medicine. Even more alarming, 80...

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Don’t Toss Those Expired Drugs

That Drug Expiration Date May Be More Myth Than Fact. By Marshall Allen, ProPublica. The box of prescription drugs had been forgotten in a back closet of a retail pharmacy for so long that some...

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5 Steps to Negotiating Your Hospital Bills

By CHRISTINA LAMONTAGNE, Nerdwallet. The high price of healthcare affects all of us. In fact, one recent study found that medical bills are the leading cause of personal bankruptcy. Insured Americans struggle with high deductibles, relentless...

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Medical Bankruptcy And How to Avoid It

Do Medical Bills Really Devastate America’s Families? By Kimberley Amadeo, The Balance. Medical bills were the biggest cause of U.S. bankruptcies, according to a CNBC report. It estimated that 2 million people were adversely affected. A popular Facebook meme...

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Shop to Save Money on Health Care

By Jeffrey Rice, M.D. for Consumer Reports Magazine. How to avoid unwelcome surprises   1. Understand your health insurance. OK, it’s not a fun read, but it pays to familiarize yourself with the rules and cost-sharing...

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Appealing a Medicare Claim Denial

Taking the appeals path. If you wish to appeal a denied claim under original medicare – Return your medicare summary Notice – which shows any denied claims- to the appeal, write “Please review,” sign the...

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Free Medical Bill Assistance for Floridians​

Do you believe that your medical bill is wrong, that you have been charged or overcharged for things you shouldn’t have been? FREE help is available to any Floridian who is the victim of fraudulent medical billing, including medical charges...

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