Need help with your medical bills in Delaware? Sometimes just the thought of how you’re going to pay off your medical bills and expenses can be more stressful than having an actual injury or illness. Taking care of your health and health care bills can be difficult if you aren’t receiving the proper help and assistance.
It can be scary when you don’t know where or who to turn to in times like this. There’s no doubt that maintaining a healthy lifestyle is very important, but it can get hard to do when all you can think about are the bills piling up on your table. However, do not panic. You have come to the right place! There are organizations located through Delaware that can give you the assistance you need.
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Maryland and Delaware, Inc. can assist you in budgeting your expenses and bills to determine how to better repay your medical bills as well as other debt. The staff works with you one-on-one through this process to help resolve your financial situation. They have two offices, located in Dover and Wilmington. To call and make an appointment, the number is 1-800-642-2227.
Another option would be to speak with a medical billing advocate. They can help find overcharges in your hospital bills, so you’ll only have to pay your fair share. However, there are currently none located in the state of Delaware, so you will have to contact one out-of-state. For example, there are two companies located in Maryland that you could contact.
Westside Family Healthcare is a non-profit agency that is determined to provide quality healthcare, regardless of if the patient can pay or not. They offer family health care, dental care, women’s health services, and mental health care, amongst many others. They have four different clinic locations, so depending on where you reside, you can find the contact information on their website.
Kent Community Health Center, located in Dover, is a division of the Delmarva Rural Ministries, Inc. (DRM). This is a non-profit organization which provides health care, housing, and social services to populations in the Delmarva Peninsula. The Kent Community Health Center specifically offers primary medical care, dental care, nutrition education, and urgent care, on top of a variety of other services. To make an appointment, you may call 302-678-2000.
Take advantage of these resources available to you. Don’t wait any longer! Pick up the phone and start calling to get the help you need.
Every summer, Archana works at Kumon, a math and reading workshop, tutoring children between the ages of three and 18 in these subjects. She used to be enrolled in this program herself, so this allows her to connect with the students and give them the one-on-one help that they need. Archana is also currently a member of NC State’s Psychology Club, Rotaract Club, and EKTAA (NC State’s premiere South Asian Student Organization).
Archana was born in India, and moved to North Carolina with her immediate family when she was 7 years old. She speaks mostly Tamil, the native language of South India, and English in her home. In addition, having taken Spanish classes since 6th grade, she can speak and understand it pretty well too. Archana enjoys spending time with her family and friends, watching movies, listening to music, and going to the gym. She also loves to travel, and hopes to travel the world one day and learn about all the different cultures!
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