The problem with this new drug is that it’s being marketed as “right for you” by the manufacturer and not a medical professional. This new drug might be a costly name-brand specialty medication, which may not best fit your needs. Many times a less-expensive alternative available.
Around 10,000 Americans turn 65 every day, and the vast majority have not saved enough money for retirement. A recent AARP study shows 40% of employees feel that they will never be able to retire.
Medical expenses are a known factor of bankruptcy filing and although experts may disagree on the exact percentage of bankruptcies that medical debts are responsible for, difficulties paying medical expenses were listed as the factor causing bankruptcy in 62% according to a 2009 study.
As part of a new federal rule, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) now requires hospitals to post their prices for services online. Effective January 1, 2019 set prices for all billable must be publicly posted online.