There’s nothing more stressful than medical debit, and nothing worse than worrying about it when someone is in need of medical care. I know it might not be the same, but my dog recently was diagnosed with cancer. To many of you it might not be the same, but Skittles is one of my best friends. I’m willing to do what needs to be done in order to help him live the best life possible.
My husband and I recently took him to have three lumps remove. It cost a pretty penny, but nothing like a human would experience. It’s sad to think we often end up in debt trying to save our family member, and provide them with a healthy lifestyle. It’s sad that medical costs are so high, and I’m sure still rising.
There are things you can do that will help you minimize your medical debit. Here are a few things I can come up with.
Know what’s out there – There is programs that can help you navigate your way out of medical debit. It’s important to do research, understand, and know your options.
Watch spending – There’s no reason to eat out for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There are some things you can cut back on, or cut out all tighter to save extra money for you medical expenses.
Seek help – In many cases there is family and friends that might be able to help when you medical bills. If you can reach out to them it might be a good backup plan.
I wish there was an easier way to plan for medical bills, sadly things happened when we least expect them. If you’re not able to have a saving set aside seeking advice can be helpful, whether from a family or friend or professional.