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Medical Bills Force Some Couples to Divorce

Over the weekend, The New York Times’ Nicholas D. Kristof wrote a touching column about his friend who felt torn between divorcing her sick husband and eventually living as an impoverished widow. The problem was that her spouse had early-onset dementia and as his care needs increased, so too would the medical bills. If the … Continue reading

5 Proven Ways to Reduce Your Medical Debt

Few people realize that in the murky world of medical debt, there is often room for negotiation. If youre paying providers from your own pocket—because you have no insurance, have maxed out your insurance, or are seeking treatment out-of-network—its worth asking for a discount on services. Hospitals and doctors will sometimes consider accepting less than … Continue reading