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How to negotiate your health care bills

Sep 13, 2013
A few options if you find yourself on the bad end of a medical emergency with no way to pay for it.
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The pain of paying for health care in the U.S.

Sep 13, 2013
Americans pay more for health care than in many other developed nations. A look at what the high cost of colonoscopies revealed about our health care system.
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Searching online for health care deals

Aug 8, 2013
Imagine the Priceline.com of medical procedures.
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Shop around for surgery? Negotiating health care costs to save cash

May 10, 2013
New data released by the federal government reveals that costs for identical medical procedures can vary widely from hospital-to-hospital. So to get the best deal, you might have to do some comparison shopping.
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Paying for school when you're already in debt

Oct 12, 2012
When you pursue higher education with a big debt load weighing you down, it can be hard to figure out how to manage your scarce resources and still achieve your goals.
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The world of health-care pricing

Jun 11, 2012
A committee of the American Medical Association plays an important role in Medicare's setting of prices for medical procedures.
Posted In: health care, Medicare, medical costs
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Gambling on cancer treatments

Apr 9, 2012
A new study shows that cancer patients prefer riskier approaches with very low odds of success , over more successful ones that wouldn't extend their lives as long.
Posted In: cancer, medical costs, treatment, health insurance

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