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Finance A Root Canal?

Hey, if you need a root canal, you need a root canal.BankruptcyMedicalDebt
But how do you pay for it?
A new kind of debt is showing up on bankruptcy petitions these days:
financed medical procedures, like, root canals.

Health insurance is getting messier than ever.

We trust our doctor or dentist.  If they say we should get something done, we usually take the advice.

Lots of procedures are not covered, or fully covered, by insurance.  These days, who has extra cash laying around to pay the difference?

The answer:  medical credit cards, or other financing.

As with other financing, it insures the provider, the dentist or doctor, gets paid, and you get the work done.

As with other financing, it adds to your debt and may push you over the edge to bankruptcy.

IS IT FAIR FOR YOUR DOCTOR’S OFFICE TO RECOMMEND FINANCING?

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