Health care Tag

30 Nov CREDIT SCORE EFFECT ON MEDICAL CARE

Your credit score (defined here by Kansas City bankruptcy attorney Rachel Foley)  can effect the health care treatment you receive. Business Week reports that some hospitals buy software that helps them determine which clients can pay through analyzing their credit score and other financial information. One horror story in the article concerns a woman with $6,500 annual income, which would qualify her for free care under the hospital's own standards, except they found she had $600 left on her $1,800 VISA card. Bad enough for hospitals to know all our private health information, now they are checking our finances as well.
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22 Apr Considering Bankruptcy To Get Rid Of Your Medical Bills? You Are Not Alone! (Part Five Of Five)

In Part Four of this series we saw how low income to moderate income individuals had a much more difficult time affording health care and medical insurance. There is an expression, "When All You Have Is A Hammer, Everything Looks Like A Nail", and even though...

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