This infographic shows some of the staggering costs of healthcare in the United States. Healthcare debts are one of the leading causes of personal bankruptcy in the US
Healthcare costs are a major reason why people file for bankruptcy. At the same time, Physicians go through some of the most rigorous training required for any career available. Even after finally finishing the near decade of post-graduate education and training, physicians go on to work endless hours. Nurses also endure extraordinary hours and training and are front line caretakers for patients and their families. Given the difficulties inherent for those who choose to enter the healthcare profession, it’s easy to see why costs would be high. Here in Encino we are lucky to have some fantastic local hospitals and access to excellent healthcare. If you or your family is overburdened with medical debt, please feel free to contact us and schedule a free consultation with our experienced bankruptcy attorneys to discuss your options.