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How to Get Rid of Medical Debt

Nearly one million Americans file for bankruptcy each year because of medical debt. A sudden illness or accident could put you underwater overnight. And while bankruptcy is not the only option, it remains one of the most powerful tools that debtors have to find financial relief. In this article, we discuss how to get rid of [...]

By |2019-07-17T10:13:04+00:00July 10th, 2019|Bankruptcy, Medical Bills|Comments Off on How to Get Rid of Medical Debt

Can You File Bankruptcy on Medical Bills?

When medical debt becomes unmanageable, it can be recipe for financial ruin. But can you file bankruptcy on medical bills? Yes — in fact, it’s one of the primary reasons most people file bankruptcy. Below, we discuss the process of eliminating medical debt through both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Medical Debt Is a Leading Factor in Bankruptcy Filings Medical [...]

By |2019-07-10T17:51:18+00:00July 10th, 2019|Bankruptcy, Medical Bills|Comments Off on Can You File Bankruptcy on Medical Bills?

Medical Bill Debt

Medical Bill Debt up to Seven Figures In 2010, Steven Stacey was in a very bad car accident involving his cousin and two friends. Although his mother, Michelle, was notified she did not get much detail when the accident occurred. As her son fought for his life and underwent an operation at the Saint Francis [...]

By |2019-07-01T19:32:31+00:00July 1st, 2019|Bankruptcy, Medical Bills|Comments Off on Medical Bill Debt

How to Reduce Medical Debt

Detecting Medical Billing Errors Can Help You Reduce Debt Need Help Detecting Medical Billing Errors? We often tell our readers that reviewing their medical bills for errors is essential, that it can help them get payments from their insurance company and save money on medical bills. To learn more about how to reduce medical debt, [...]

By |2019-07-17T10:23:21+00:00July 1st, 2019|Bankruptcy, Medical Bills|Comments Off on How to Reduce Medical Debt

Debt Due to Medical Bills

Medical Update: More costs likely to be passed on to consumers According to an article this Sunday in the Dallas Morning News, "It's open season, and time to rethink your health plan," this is the year to rework and review your health insurance coverage. Over the last several months, many workers crammed in last minute [...]

By |2019-07-01T19:37:35+00:00July 1st, 2019|Bankruptcy, Medical Bills|Comments Off on Debt Due to Medical Bills

Rising Drug Costs Contributing to Personal Bankruptcy Filings – Bankruptcy Attorney

Medical debt continues to be one of the most common reasons why people file personal bankruptcy. Yet, recent studies may provide evidence that rising drug costs are partly to blame. Medical debt related to unpaid bills is one matter, but for those who are dealing with a medical illness, the rising cost of medicine is [...]

By |2019-01-23T07:34:11+00:00May 22nd, 2013|Medical Bills|Comments Off on Rising Drug Costs Contributing to Personal Bankruptcy Filings – Bankruptcy Attorney

Free Healthcare Services

Healthcare bills are a growing crisis among Americans, even those with insurance are having a hard time paying their medical expenses . One of the best ways to combat medical debt is by taking advantage of as much free healthcare as you possibly can. Typically these free medical services are preventative or diagnostic in nature, [...]

By |2018-11-14T21:27:30+00:00September 4th, 2012|Medical Bills|Comments Off on Free Healthcare Services

Save Money by Keeping a Healthcare Notebook

Very few people read all of the information they're provided when they sign up for health insurance, and this could be costing you money. If you sit down and actually go through your health care information you will learn what providers you can see, when you can get coverage for certain procedures, how much coverage [...]

By |2018-11-12T19:32:59+00:00August 31st, 2012|Medical Bills|Comments Off on Save Money by Keeping a Healthcare Notebook

Infographic: Mixed Prospects for Texas’ Uninsured

Many believed the Affordable Care Act was the route to a better future. Not just for the current generations but for the future children of America. The reality is much more dire as the number of uninsured in the U.S. hit an all time high in June 2012. Texas is one state that has been [...]

By |2018-11-13T21:24:53+00:00August 24th, 2012|Medical Bills|Comments Off on Infographic: Mixed Prospects for Texas’ Uninsured

How to Get a Discount from My Doctor?

Individuals with medical debt will get a lot of suggestions on how to deal with their bills but not a lot of information on how to actually get those discounts, leaving them to fend for themselves. While there are other ways to get medical discounts, turning to the source, your doctor, may be the best [...]

By |2018-11-16T19:50:32+00:00August 13th, 2012|Medical Bills|Comments Off on How to Get a Discount from My Doctor?