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Dealing with Medical Bills After Workers’ Comp is Denied

Accidents in the workplace are an unfortunate occurrence but surprisingly common. Accidents might be even more common depending on your type of employment, but they can happen to anyone. When accidents happen at work resulting in an injury, most workers rely on workers’ compensation to pay their medical bills and replace lost income. Depending on … Read more

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Tips for Managing Medical Bills after a Covid-Related Death

Not only has Covid been turning our lives upside down for the better part of the last three years, but it also caused millions of deaths. Many of these deaths happened after long hospital stays and medical treatments.  Unfortunately, many of those that passed away left behind thousands of dollars in unpaid medical bills. Now, … Read more

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Medical Bills After Death: Who Pays?

One of the toughest and most confusing questions after the death of a loved one is, who pays for medical bills? Unfortunately, there isn’t always a clear answer. Adding to the difficulty of sorting out the responsibility of the debt is the fact that you’re also most likely planning a funeral and dealing with the … Read more

Medical Bills After Death: Spouse Responsibility

There are few things more painful and emotional than recovering after the death of a spouse. Unfortunately, if your spouse passes away with a pile unpaid of hospital bills and medical debt, you may not have much time to recover before the debt collectors and creditors call. If you want to avoid issues related to … Read more

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How to Handle Medical Bills After Death With No Estate

It can get complicated when someone tragically passes away and leaves behind medical debt after death. In most cases, the deceased person’s estate will pay off the unpaid debts, resulting in a solvent estate. However, if the deceased person’s estate cannot cover all of the debts or they don’t have an estate, this results in … Read more

Here’s How Much Lawyers Can Negotiate Your Medical Bills

Whether you were involved in an accident resulting in unexpected medical bills or have a chronic condition with ongoing treatments, you have options when negotiating medical bills. Many people make the mistake of thinking that the bill they receive is final and their only option is to repay it.  However, no matter what type of … Read more

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8 Steps to Successfully Dispute a Medical Bill in 2023

Whether expected or unexpected, medical bills can easily impact financial plans. Medical bills are often confusing, complicated, and often higher than expected.  You may not be aware that medical bills aren’t final and may be disputed. If you think the bill is too high, has erroneous or hidden charges, you can file a dispute with … Read more

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What Is a Medical Billing Advocate? (Expert Guide)

Few things are more frustrating or confusing than getting hit with astronomical medical bills. Medical care costs have never been higher, and it’s one of the leading causes of stress and debt. In addition to being expensive, medical bills are also confusing and difficult to understand if you’re not familiar with the process.  If you … Read more

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Expert Guide to Medical Billing Assistance in Your State

Few things are more frustrating or overwhelming than large sum medical bills. They’re like an anchor weighing you down and keeping you from living your best life. To combat high medical bills, states’ federal government offers financial assistance programs, mostly through government health insurance programs such as Medicare and Medicaid.  However, not everyone qualifies for … Read more

Negotiating Medical Bills After Death: Complete Guide

Navigating medical bills can be a complex process. However, it can be even more complicated following the death of a loved one. You may question who pays hospital bills after death. The reality is that hospital bills after death pass to the deceased person’s estate and, in many cases, to their family.  Coping with the … Read more