We previously reported how, as health insurance gaps increase, patients turn to GoFundMe to help pay bills. Now Kaiser Health News talks with GoFundMe CEO Rob Solomon about the issue.
As the health care gaps — in access, ability to pay, and debilitating medical debt — become more understood, the popular movement to solve these ongoing issues continues to grow.
Healthcare Finance makes a good observation on healthcare pricing: “Even when patients stop and ask for directions, it’s hard to get the information they need.” Most of what’s available to patients, in fact, comes from insurers, apps and third party
The impact of medical debt on one’s overall debt situation can be immense. A recent conference at the Aspen Institute addressed the causes and cures.
The Trump administration’s efforts to undermine the Affordable Care Act are making health insurance less accessible and will almost certainly increase the number of Americans struggling with medical debt. Jenifer Bosco and John O’Brien report: To collect these debts, health
An interesting chart from Health Populi shows how the stress of medical bills is felt equally regardless of household income: For more information on the issues surrounding medical debt, please contact RIP Medical Debt.