Despite over 90% of the United States population having some form of health insurance, medical debt remains a persistent problem. For people and families with limited assets, even a relatively small unexpected medical expense can be unaffordable. For people with significant medical needs, medical debt may build up over time with often no other option but making monthly payments as you can.
It can be understandably distressing trying to figure out how to pay out-of-pocket medical expenses — but it is important to understand all your options and to get financial assistance for medical bills as soon as possible. Check out these tips to help you in navigating your medical bills.