Medical Bills

If you’re a young adult with a cancer history, you probably don’t have a huge savings account — and yet, bill collectors and hospitals expect you to pay thousands of dollars (and sometimes much more) for your care. In the best case scenario, you may be able to cover these bills but then you’re probably struggling to pay your rent or keep up with your health insurance premiums. In the worst case scenario, you may be skipping your appointments altogether because of the cost (not to mention the shame.) These two pages address some of the most common fears and questions about what to do with that stack of bills and where to go for help:

You can also check out this Webinar for more information and guidance: Strategies for Reducing Medical Debt, presented by Jeff Newbauer of geneff.org