Resources

Whether you are looking to get help with medical bills, or just educate yourself about how to deal with potential future medical incidents, our resources section is here to help you. Please explore the articles and videos below to learn more about how to negotiate medical bills and become informed.

  • It Pays to Comparison Shop for Healthcare CostsJuly 20, 2015
    It Pays to Comparison Shop for Healthcare Costs

    The wide array of healthcare costs witnessed all around the U.S. is evident if you ever decide to shop around for the price of a procedure. A colonoscopy might cost less than $1,000 at one facility and $4,000 at a neighboring facility. A hernia operation might cost you three times as much at one hospital…

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  • How to Handle Surprise Medical BillsJune 26, 2015
    How to Handle Surprise Medical Bills

    There’s nothing worse than getting a surprise bill in the mail. No one likes to receive bills, but when it’s a medical bill, it can seem even worse because most medical bills are so difficult to understand. The whole system of medical billing practices can be really confusing to most people. Something that’s becoming all too…

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  • Common Medical Billing Mistakes – Part III: How to Protect YourselfJune 19, 2015
    Common Medical Billing Mistakes – Part III: How to Protect Yourself

    Being aware of the most common ways in which the medical billing community makes mistakes can save you a lot of money. It’s important that a patient feels capable of reviewing his or her own medical bills and evaluating them for mistakes and feels comfortable enough to contact his or her own insurance company or doctor’s office regarding the…

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  • Credit Bureaus Offering Breaks to Those With Large Medical DebtsJune 8, 2015
    Credit Bureaus Offering Breaks to Those With Large Medical Debts

    A person’s FICO credit score can have a major impact on his or her life. This score tells creditors whether a person is financially responsible or not. Based on this score, people may or may not be able to get a loan to purchase a car or home or other purchase that requires a strong credit history….

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