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This man will help you get out of expensive medical bills

Most people, even if they don’t understand a hospital bill, pay it anyway. He’s trying to change that......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 19th, 2017

Household Debt a Growing Risk in China

Single-mother Li Ying helps explain why household debt in China may be a bigger risk to the giant economy than previously thought. Faced with expensive medical bills to treat breast cancer, the 38-year-old nurse from Heilongjiang in northern China is stru.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseNov 11th, 2016

This Startup Wants to Fight Errors in Your Medical Bills

Was that surgery more expensive than you anticipated? Remedy Labs thinks mistakes in billing should be their opportunity, not your problem......»»

Category: topSource: incSep 29th, 2016

UMass Memorial sees upgraded bond rating despite cost of expensive IT system

Despite financial problems numerous health systems have had with electronic medical record system Epic, bond rating agency Moody's is optimistic that UMass Memorial won't see a similar fate......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals12 hr. 57 min. ago

For millions of insured Americans, state health laws don"t apply

Let's say you have health insurance through your employer and live in one of 21 states with laws protecting consumers against surprise medical bills from out-of-network providers......»»

Category: topSource: moneyNov 21st, 2017

Health care for millions at risk as tax writers look for revenue

The Republican tax plans are suddenly looking a lot more like health-care bills, with provisions that may affect coverage and increase medical expenses for millions of families......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 16th, 2017

9 million people could lose this crucial tax deduction

Several million people unlucky enough to face big medical bills not covered by their insurance would lose a valuable and versatile deduction under the House GOP tax bill. Groups representing older people and patients are trying to save it. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 7th, 2017

How to tell if an HSA is just what the doctor ordered

You must have a high-deductible health plan to open or contribute to an HSA, making your medical bills a key factor in whe.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 5th, 2017

Company behind surprise medical bills says it’s making a change

Surprise medical bills have been a major part of Envision Healthcare’s business model. Now, it’s trying something new......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 3rd, 2017

How $1,000 per month Uber, Lyft bills are changing wealthy lifestyles

Crel Vogel sees various reasons for buyers at the high-rise condo project in the Kierland area straddling the Phoenix border with Scottsdale. One of them is actually wealthy buyers looking for homes closer in to reduce expensive Uber and Lyft bills.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2017

Some Las Vegas Shooting Victim Bills Being Covered by a Hospital

University Medical Center said it has received a number of donations since the attack and it is using that money to help some patients......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 9th, 2017

Placebo Effect: Expensive Sham Medical Treatments Cause Worse Side Effects Than Cheap Ones

EMBARGO UNTIL 2 PM THURSDAY. Researchers needed 30 extra minutes to calibrate a brain scanner due to the study's unusual approach......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 5th, 2017

Chick-fil-A sandwich contained baked rodent, lawsuit says

A Pennsylvania woman is suing the fast-food chain for medical bills and more, citing "extreme nausea" from the icky incident.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 15th, 2017

New handheld device turns smartphone into diagnostic tool

Scientists have developed a handheld device that enables a smartphone to perform lab-grade medical diagnostic tests which typically require large, expensive instruments.The USD 550 spectral Transmiss........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineAug 11th, 2017

A 20-year-old woman is suing Costco over chicken salad she says triggered kidney failure and $2 million in medical bills (COST)

Fox 13 NewsA 20-year-old is suing Costco after E. coli-tainted chicken from the retailer caused serious health problems, including epilepsy and kidne.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 9th, 2017

What Happens If You Can"t Afford Health Care?

“No longer covered by company-sponsored health-insurance plans, a growing number of jobless workers are being forced to foot their own medical bills just when they can least afford to.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 26th, 2017

Senate"s Health Bill Would Make Life Easier For Some Small Businesses

Some small businesses buy their health plans through trade associations. The GOP health bills would make those cheaper. But that could also make employer-based insurance more expensive .....»»

Category: topSource: nprJul 12th, 2017

Private clinics" unproven stem cell treatment is unsafe and unethical

Professional medical organisations have raised concerns about these expensive cell therapies.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJul 8th, 2017

GOP touts lower premiums, but other insurance costs to rise

Republicans are touting lower premiums under their health care legislation, but that reflects insurance that would cover a smaller share of the cost of medical bills......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 28th, 2017

A mom"s viral tweets about her son"s medical bills sums up what"s at stake in the Obamacare debate

A mom"s viral tweets about her son"s medical bills sums up what"s at stake in the Obamacare debate.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 26th, 2017

CoreCivic agrees to pay Metro employees’ bills following scabies outbreak

Nashville-based private prison operator CoreCivic has agreed to pay out-of-pocket medical expenses for Metro employees following an outbreak of scabies at the Metro Davidson County Detention Facility that the company operates. The Tennessean reports .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 23rd, 2017