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Learn Strategies for Managing Your Medical Debt

Farmington Hills, Mich. (November 30, 2010)---Are you facing financial and emotional stress from medical bills? Green Path Debt Solutions, a non-profit agency that assists consumers with financial issues, will conduct an informational seminar on Thursday, December 16 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Botsford Hospital that will teach strategies for managing your debt. 
Learn about resources available, how to handle medical and credit debt, effective budgeting techniques and ways to develop repayment plans. Green Path offers the following suggestions with medical bills: 
- Communicate with your doctor’s office. 
- Review your bills carefully. 
- Don’t use your credit card as a safety net. 
- Ask for help. 
- Negotiate your debt. 
- Seek out professional help. 
- Ask first. 
For more information or to register for this event, please call 877-442-7900, prompt 1. Botsford Hospital is located at 28050 Grand River Avenue in Farmington Hills. The program will be held in the Community Room located in the Allen Zieger Administrative & Education Building on the hospital campus. 
GreenPath is local with its headquarters in Farmington Hills and 24 branch offices across Michigan. In addition, they have 22 additional offices in New York, Texas, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Florida and Arizona. Founded in 1961 and celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2011, GreenPath provides debt counseling, financial education and debt management services throughout the United States.

Beaumont Health is a not-for-profit organization formed by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare to provide high-quality, efficient, accessible services in a caring environment for southeastern Michigan residents and beyond. As one of Beaumont Health's eight hospitals, Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330-bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center, a comprehensive care cancer center and an extensive medical education program---part of Michigan State University's Statewide Campus System. Annually, Botsford cares for about 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of approximately 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and 600 physicians., twitter, facebook, blog

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