Are you confronting a big medical bill? Attack it with a plan - and these tips
July 2, 2023
An enormous medical bill can trigger a wave of panic, but try to resist.
That startling invoice that arrived in the mail may not be what you wind up paying. Errors or slow insurance payments may have inflated the total. Even if it's accurate, financial aid or other assistance might help pare it.
Sometimes a simple phone call clears up a problem. Other times, reinforcements are necessary.
Debt experts say patients should attack medical bills with a plan. Here are key steps to take.
CHECK THE NUMBERS
Don't stash the bill in a pile of mail and hope it goes away, but don't rush to pay it withou...