20 million Americans raise funds online to pay medical bills

According to a study published Wednesday February 19, about 8 million Americans started crowdfunding campaigns on websites like GoFundMe to pay for medical bills. Another 12 million started similar campaigns for someone from acquaintances. This writes The Hill. 20% of Americans ...

American families pay an additional $ 8000 to cover the country's health care costs

According to two leading economists, American families essentially pay a $ 8000 tax to cover the country's rapidly growing healthcare costs, Fox Business writes. Princeton University economists Ann Case and Angus Deaton at the annual meeting of the American Economic ...

A simple life hack that can reduce your medical bill by hundreds of dollars

It's no secret that the American health care system can unpleasantly surprise its consumers with huge bills for minimal medical care. Distractify Robin Zlotnik spoke about the life hack shared by a Twitter user - a simple question addressed to a healthcare provider can lower your bill for these ...

$ 64 in 000 days at the hospital: how a tourist from Russia got into an accident in the USA

My friend Andrei had an accident in the USA and he had several fractures, ”says Arseniy Khristenko on his YouTube channel. “Now I'm going to meet with him to find out how this happened and how much his treatment will cost ...”

137 million Americans faced overwhelming medical accounts: how to pay everything and not go bankrupt

The study shows that 137 of millions of Americans faced financial difficulties in the 2018 year due to overwhelming medical bills. The bill for medical services has become the envelope that Americans are most afraid to open. This is written by CNBC. Debt on medical bills is the main ...

Medical bills surprises: what to do and how to protect yourself

Tom Saputo was shocked when he received an unexpected medical bill for $ 51 000 dollars for an ambulance. His insurance covered most of the helicopter bill, but he still owes $ 11 000. About this writes Good Morning America. "We do not know…

'Now I live on the street': how medical bills bust insured Americans

One in six Americans has an unpaid health bill in their credit report. The total amount is $ 81 billion. In 2018, approximately every 12-th American did not have health insurance. But even those who have it are not protected from the huge ...

A Texas church donates $ 2,6 million of medical debt to the poor with donations

The Texas Church used donations to pay out 2,6 million dollar medical debt for families from nearby counties. The North Texas church used donations to pay out 2,6 million dollars of medical debt for 2400 families from Dallas counties ...

A Montana resident was admitted to hospital with renal insufficiency and received a dialysis bill for $ 540 842

For the past few months, the 50-year-old coach from Montana has been feeling worse. He tried to change the diet or training regime, but nothing helped. Once the man became so bad that he barely got to the hospital: his kidneys failed. Two weeks later ...

What to do if you have problems with paying medical bills

There may be difficulties in paying medical bills, especially if you have to figure out what the insurance company covers and what doesn't. NBC 6 talked to a woman who had been issued medical bills for 343 000 dollars. “This is a big bill. We dreamed to buy ...

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