Medical debt is a huge burden for people in the United States. Not only is it a major stress factor for many, but it also ends up on people's credit. Add to that the collection fees and the problem continues to grow and can feel unsurmountable for many.
Perhaps one of the best pieces of advice in the article was this quote:
“When you get a bill, assume [the total is] wrong,” said Caitlin Donovan,
A disappointing place, but probably the right one to begin every overview of your medical bills.
CNBC had this article out this past week, and it's titled: How to tackle medical bills before the debt becomes a long-lasting financial problemwww.cnbc.com/2022/03/03/how-to-tackle-medical-debt-before-its-a-long-lasting-financial-issue.html
If you are one of the many that is struggling under medical debt, make sure and check out the article.
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