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Medical

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Financial Help and Resources for Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care

By Bill Fay | April 22, 2019

It’s a wrenching experience to witness loved ones suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, the progressive conditions that destroy memory and other mental functions. For the caregivers, it’s often a…

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Financial Help for Cancer Patients

By Max Fay | April 2, 2019

Cancer’s devastation is nearly boundless. It threatens lives, terrifies families and drains savings, undermining even the best laid financial plans. But there’s help beyond medicine for those who receive this…

Financial Assistance for Diabetes Treatment

By Bill Fay | March 22, 2019

Diabetics find themselves in an increasingly uncomfortable position these days: If the disease doesn’t get them, the cost for treating it will. The average diabetic spends $16,750 a year on…

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Senior Health Care Options and Costs

By Bill Fay | December 6, 2018

The United States spends twice as much on health care as the rest of world’s developed nations. In fact, 18% of our gross domestic product (GDP) each year goes to…

Happy Nurse and Elderly Women in Assisted Living or Nursing Home

Assisted Living and Nursing Home Costs

By Bill Fay | December 4, 2018

Retirement often starts with high hopes and good health and, for those who saved, a paid-off home and money for travel. But there’s a 900-pound gorilla hiding just beyond tomorrow…

Surgery is very expensive, but how has inflation affected the price?

Hospital and Surgery Costs

By Bill Fay | September 27, 2018

Total health care spending in America went over $4 trillion in 2020 and more than 30% of that – or about $1.24 trillion – was spent on hospital services. Hospital…

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Medical Debt Relief

By Max Fay | September 21, 2018

Choose Your Debt Amount Medical Debt Help in Minutes AVERAGE DAILY HOSPITAL COSTS $0 AVERAGE ANNUAL NURSING HOME RATE $0 MONEY SPENT ON HEALTH CARE IN 2016 $0 Trillion Medical…

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Medicaid Costs & Coverage

By Bill Fay | September 19, 2018

While the high cost of health care in America is a source of heated and enduring debate among politicians, policy wonks and cable news talking heads, most of us just…

Premiums are the primary source of revenue for insurance providers, which, in order to make a profit, must take in more money in premium payments than they pay out in benefits

Health Insurance Premiums, Deductibles, Copays and Coinsurance

By Bill Fay | September 11, 2018

Health insurance costs continue to soar in the United States, far surpassing the overall inflation rate. Most Americans younger than 65 rely on employer-subsidized policies to cover medical costs, even…

What to do if you have medical debt

Medical Debt and Collections

By Bill Fay | August 8, 2018

Hefty bills from medical care are a staggering burden for consumers. Only the best health insurance policies cover all costs, leaving those who need healthcare wondering where they will find…