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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