Strategies To Help You Afford Better Healthcare

With healthcare costs higher than they’ve ever been, more and more Americans are feeling the pinch. There aren’t a lot of easy solutions, although there are some ways you can save. These methods do not involve skimping on care, since your family’s health is too important for that. Here are some strategies to help you afford better healthcare.

Smile Savings: 4 Ways To Save Money On Dental Care

Unless it is provided by your employer, getting good dental coverage is expensive and most families just can’t afford it. In 2012, the National Association of Dental Plans reported more than 40 percent of citizens lacked coverage.

Avoiding Common Health Insurance Mistakes

If you’re shopping for health insurance, it’s essential that you select the right plan for you and your family. Health insurance is a very important part of being able to obtain health care at an affordable cost, and if you don’t select the right plan, you could be struggling to find a doctor that will see you or you could be on the hook to pay for the care you need. To help you make the best choices, be sure to avoid the following mistakes when shopping for health insurance.

The 4 Kinds of Health Insurance: Which is Best for You?

Health insurance can be a difficult concept to fully understand. Various deductibles, types of coverage, and plan benefits make it difficult to decipher on your own, especially if you aren’t familiar with what everything means. When it comes to coverage in a time of need, your main focus is on the care that is being […]

Reigning In Your Healthcare Expenses

Many families struggle to make their budget work from week to week. Your family’s paycheck can get spread really thin when there are a lot of expenses to account for. One common source of hardship for many families is the cost of healthcare. Luckily, there are things you can do to make sure you get your healthcare expenses under control.

Did You Know You Can Negotiate Your Medical Bills?

Even with health insurance, you can rack up medical bills if you need an extraordinary surgery or simply have to stay in the hospital for a long period of time to recuperate from a dangerous illness or devastating injury. And for those without health insurance, one simple accident could land you in the hospital for a week and in debt for years.

Avoiding Medical Overcharges, Errors and Extortion

Even with insurance, medical bills can take a huge bite out of your wallet due to deductibles and co-pays. That is why it’s important to carefully analyze your bill for errors, overcharges and just plain extortion. Medical Bill Overcharges are extremely common,  recently I heard a case where a woman was in the hospital for […]

Negotiating The Medical Expense Minefield

In 2014, it was estimated that about one in five adult Americans were contacted by a debt collection agency about medical bills. Given that it’s not totally uncommon for those bills to contain errors, it behooves all patients to be attentive to their medical expenses, including the potential for reducing what you are obligated to pay.