5 Articles That Will Change Or Confirm Your Thoughts On Healthcare
Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us
This piece is at the top of our list for a reason. Time was one of the first major publications to shed light on the medical debt problem the country was and is currently dealing with today. The author Steven Brill, goes in depth on the lack of regulation in pricing for procedures, drugs as well as the amount of errors medical bills contain.
Medical Bills Are the Biggest Cause of US Bankruptcies: Study
This article nails down the major cause of bankruptcy in our country, medical debt. The scariest part is that it’s not just people who are uninsured that are dealing with major medical debt.
Dilemma over deductibles: Costs crippling middle class
This article highlights how it’s not just the uninsured who are facing an uphill battle with medical debt. The middle class is being hit hard with high-deductible health insurance plans which lead to extremely high out of pocket expenses.
Millions can’t afford to go to the doctor
This article talks about a sad but real problem in our country. Due to extremely high health care costs, some people can’t even consider going to the doctor. This has lead to patients putting off care or doing without!
The Agony of Medical Bills
This article highlights how the surprise medical bill cost can affect your bottom line. The author elaborates on how confusing and time-consuming it can be to fight the system when dealing with billing errors.