Members of the Michigan Nurses Association (MNA) have donated funds to cancel more than $8.9 million worth of medical debt for over 9,200 individuals and families across 40 counties in northern Michigan.
Jerry Davich of the Chicago Tribune reports an extraordinary and harrowing story of a single mother who was pulled over for a traffic stop only to learn a warrant was out for her arrest — stemming from an unpaid medical bill
Becker’s Hospital CFO Report: “Bankruptcy linked to medical debt remains common despite passage of the ACA, with two-thirds of debtor respondents citing it as contributing to their filing, a study published Feb. 6 in the American Journal of Public Health found.”
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“A new Yale study reveals nearly half of patients with heart disease are facing medical debt. And about 1 in five say they can’t pay their medical bills at all,” NBC News reports. “Even patients with insurance had financial hardship
Motley Fool: “At least 25% of Americans aged 25 to 54 have unpaid medical bills, according to new data from Care.com. The same holds true for more than 10% of seniors aged 65 to 74.” “The problem with outstanding medical