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2014-09-04 08:37:20

Lower Income Households Fare Worse NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty Five percent of Americans say they currently have more medical debt than emergency savings, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. This number nearly doubles (44%) among those earning less than $30,000 per year. Furthermore, people who do not currently have medical debt are concerned about it. Over half of Americans (55%) are worried they will find themselves overwhelmed by medical debt...

2014-08-14 23:07:19

Debt Consolidation USA shares in a recent article published last August 13, 2014 how American consumers can deal with medical debt. The article explains how medical debt has turned other people away from pursuing the proper medical assistance even from taking the right medication. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The article starts off from by sharing that there are about 80 million American adults who have either delayed or skipped entirely their prescription medicines and medical...

2014-07-28 23:07:47

Debt Consolidation USA shares in a recently published article last July 25, 2014 how consumers are getting medical debt and how it is affecting them financially. The article gives people some tips on how to avoid racking up high amounts of debt from medical needs. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Debt Consolidation USA shares in a recently published article last July 25, 2014 how consumers are getting medical debt and how it is affecting them financially. The article titled ”How To Keep...

2013-05-15 23:30:06

National Debt Relief expresses their intention to intensify debt relief campaigns as alarming news by Chiroeco.com discuss studies proving that Americans are skipping on medical care because of too much debt. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 There are several repercussions in accumulating debt. Living with debt is a prohibitive state that forces debtors to make hard decisions just to get by and make the monthly debt payments. Most of the time, the restrictions are within the luxurious...

2012-09-27 23:02:16

While the Affordable Care Act provides every American the opportunity to get health insurance without being denied coverage for pre-existing conditions, health care costs continue to rise and many are faced with paying bigger medical bills. Debt Consolidation USA brings relief through debt negotiation. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 28, 2012 The US Supreme Court´s decision to uphold President Barack Obama´s Affordable Care Act (ACA) may have brought hope to millions of...

Millions Of Young Adults On Parents Health Care Plans
2012-06-08 12:47:58

A new report has found that 13.7 million young adults stayed on or joined their parents' health care plans in 2011. The Commonwealth Fund report said that half of the 13.7 million young adults who stayed on or joined their parents' health plans are likely gaining coverage because of the provision in the Affordable Care Act, which requires that health plans include dependent coverage insure children until age 26. Young adults in low-income households were most at risk for remaining...

2011-09-08 11:43:07

New Health Affairs study finds underinsured adults skip needed care and struggle with medical debt; Affordable Care Act reforms could substantially reduce the number of underinsured The number of underinsured adults–those with health insurance all year, but also with very high medical expenses relative to their incomes–rose by 80 percent between 2003-2010, from 16 million to 29 million, according to a new Commonwealth Fund study published in the September issue of Health...

2011-06-17 23:58:31

Also Inhibits Patients from Seeking Needed Care Health insurance is not protecting Arizonans from having problems paying medical bills, and having bill problems is keeping families from getting needed medical care and prescription medicines, a new study has found. According to a study published online June 16, 2011, by the American Journal of Public Health, after taking age, income and health status into account, simply being insured does not lower the odds of accruing debt related to medical...

2010-03-25 08:44:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The HealthWell Foundation, a national nonprofit that helps underinsured Americans afford their medical treatments, applauds lawmakers for passing the historic health care reform bill this week. While the bill extends coverage to millions of uninsured people, it does not adequately address the problem of the underinsured -- people who have health insurance but not enough coverage to afford the care they need. It may even increase the number of...

2009-06-19 08:18:00

LANSING, Mich., June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study released in the American Journal of Medicine http://pnhp.org/new_bankruptcy_study/Bankruptcy-2009.pdf, reported that bankruptcies due to medical debt rose 50% from 2001 to 2007. Elder Law of Michigan experienced a similar rise in the calls for help from older adults who are desperate for relief from high debt accumulated from family illnesses. It is a critical short term problem, but for people approaching or in retirement,...


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