Easing the Burden
While insurers rake in billions of dollars in profits, more than 100 million Americans are saddled with health care debt. It’s a problem unique to this country, where medical bills are high, insurance coverage is lacking, and medical debt is the leading cause of bankruptcy. Although these issues are systemic, patients can advocate for themselves to lower (or even eliminate) their medical bills. Here are the best ways to negotiate medical bills and deal with debt, according to health care experts.
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