Here’s a question. If someone in your family suffered a major medical emergency, do you have the funds in savings to cover the costs? Most likely the answer to that question is ‘no.’ It’s no wonder then that medical debt is the leading cause of bankruptcy in the United States. And if it isn’t the medical bills themselves, it’s the credit card debt racked up to pay off the medical bills.
So what can be done about this epidemic? This infographic lists some great ways to avoid or lessen the possible piling debt. Read on for some great tips and facts.