How to Erase Medical Debt & Avoid Overpaying
There are a few key phrases, online tools, and strategies that are key to unlocking this intentionally opaque industry—so we're going to cover it all today. In a marketplace where some hospitals charge 30x their costs and the insurance company “discounts” do little to help, taking matters into your own hands is often your best bet.
I'm joined by two medical billing pros, Braden Pan, CEO of Resolve Medical Bills (https://www.resolvemedicalbills.com/) and Jeanne Pinder of ClearHealthCosts (https://clearhealthcosts.com/). Email Jeanne with billing questions at email@example.com.
Transcripts can be found at podcast.moneywithkatie.com
Mentioned in the Episode
- Navigating the US Healthcare System Without Getting Financially F***ed: https://podcast.moneywithkatie.com/navigating-the-us-healthcare-system-without-getting-financially-fed/
- Expensive Open Enrollment Mistakes to Avoid: https://podcast.moneywithkatie.com/expensive-open-enrollment-mistakes-to-avoid-making-the-best-of-a-bad-system/
- Getting the most out of your HSA: https://moneywithkatie.com/blog/category/HSAs
- Budgeting for Healthcare in the US: https://moneywithkatie.com/blog/how-im-budgeting-for-healthcare-in-the-united-states-in-the-least-frustrating-way
- The Guide to Lowering Medical Bills from Resolve: https://uploads-ssl.webflow.com/63fe3236566164b208408804/6424c340f953dcf5597b92fa_Resolve_Understanding-Your-Medical-Bills.pdf
- Medical billing errors from Becker's Hospital Review: https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/finance/medical-billing-errors-growing-says-medical-billing-advocates-of-america.html
- Find-A-Code NCCI Edits Validator: https://www.findacode.com/tools/ncci-check.php
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