Posts Tagged ‘medical expenses’

Aside from credit card debt, unpaid medical bills are another leading cause of consumer debt. Even with health insurance, it can be easy to accumulate hundreds (or thousands) of dollars in medical debt, especially if ongoing care or hospital admittance is required. Knowing more about medical bills and debunking some common medical myths can allow […]

With so many consumers falling deep into debt, it is no surprise that there are so many different reasons that eventually result in someone being far behind on their bills. Although every consumer’s situation is unique, the following are some of the most common reasons that people throughout the country get into debt: Divorce Life […]

  With so many consumers falling deep into debt, it is no surprise that there are so many different reasons that eventually result in someone being far behind on their bills. Although every consumer’s situation is unique, the following are some of the most common reasons that people throughout the country get into debt: No […]

Travel insurance is important for any trip, and helps protect you in case of sudden cancelations, illness, and so on. If you’ve never purchased a travel insurance policy before, the options can be daunting. One of the easiest ways to determine what type of policy to purchase is by identifying your needs. When going through […]

Medical tourism throughout the world is nothing new, but with the increasing cost of healthcare in the United States, more and more Americans are grabbing their passports and heading to other countries for certain procedures and treatments. This article highlights 11 countries throughout the world that are known for medical tourism and specialize in certain […]

Although Social Security benefits are meant to make your retirement years easier, many still struggle financially. As a result, some people end up working part-time or even full-time jobs during their retirement in order to keep up with bills and expenses. The following are six things that can get in the way of a retiree […]

People often have a lot of different questions when it comes to health insurance. The following are five things that everyone should know when it comes to health insurance. 1. There are various types of private health insurance policies. Different types of policies can provide very different kinds of benefits, and some can restrict which […]

Even when you feel fine, it is still important to take the time to visit your physician for routine checkups and exams. But how often should you go to the doctor? What exams and tests should you get and at what age? This article will offer some general guidelines about routine doctor visits and screenings. […]

Many people will undergo surgery at least once in their lifetime—whether it’s the result of an accident, treatment for a mild or serious condition, or elective surgery. Although there is no question that surgery can be very expensive, not all patients are burdened by the cost because their health insurance plan takes care of everything. […]

Whenever we visit a doctor’s office or hospital, we expect that the medical professionals we encounter will follow standard treatment protocols. Unfortunately, not all medical professionals do, and when they fail to do so, they may be breaching the duty of care to the patient. According to a study conducted by the Physician Insurers Association […]