As concerns about out of control medical debt continue to grow, so do the legislative battles.

Video: ‘Lawmakers Kill Proposal to Protect Patients from Medical Debt Collection’

As concerns about out of control medical debt continue to grow, so do the legislative battles.

We previously noted the New York Times report that stated: “The whole point of health insurance is protection from financial ruin in case of catastrophic, costly health problems. But a recent survey of people facing such problems shows that it often fails in that basic function.”

Now KUSA-TV in Denver runs an important report on local lawmakers killing a proposal that would protect patients from medical debt collection:

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