New reporting: The House Subcommittee of Education and Labor will the hearing on April 2
In our continuing focus on surprise medical bills, a new story: A surprise $4,727 medical bill, this one that resulted in a surprise lien on the patient’s home
Legislators in two states are introducing bills to stop surprise medical bills.
“About 20 percent of millennials in their late 20s and 30s don’t have medical insurance. This means many young people may have to pay hefty health bills, which can lead to medical debt. How can they overcome their financial hardships?”
Military.com highlights RIP Medical Debt: “For thousands of veterans and family members, the mailings, which have been going out since 2016, have been the winning ticket for getting out from under a mountain of medical bills.”
A struggling group: middle-class folks who have followed the rules and paid for employer-based medical insurance, only to find that soaring health care costs — combined with high deductibles, high copayments and surprise medical bills — leave them vulnerable.