Medical Bill Help

Steps to Curb Unexpected Medical Bills

REPUBLISHED WITH CHANGES (ORIGINAL SOURCE: By Julie Appleby  Kaiser Health News DECEMBER 22, 2020) Most Americans tell pollsters they’re worried about being able to afford an unexpected medical bill. Late Monday, Congress passed a bill to allay some of those fears. The measure is included in a nearly 5,600-page package providing coronavirus economic relief and government…

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Paying for Unexpected COVID-19 Medical Bills

According to a recent study by the Peterson-KFF Health System Tracker, a patient could incur more than $20,000 of medical bills for complications related to COVID-19 with an even steeper cost when ventilator support is required. This means potentially high cost sharing can be expected in terms of deductibles and out of network balances. The…

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