(Fox Business) We have no problem haggling over the price of a car or home, so why not our medical bills?

“Medical bill professionals often negotiate bills down $10,000, $20,000 or $30,000,” says Christina LaMontagne, vice president of NerdWallet Health. “It’s possible for consumers, patients or caregivers to get the same results.”

Medical debt is a main contributor to personal bankruptcy filings, so it’s in every consumer’s best interest to learn how to lower their costs.

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