Some good news: Better has abolished $1M medical debt in North Carolina for a total of $6M nationwide. In this post, they report they are hiring more and more staff to chase patients like Jen Stern. On a night in
Benjamin Fong writes in Huffington Post: The United States pays about three times per capita what the average developed nation pays for healthcare, yet of those countries we have one of the lowest life expectancies, the highest maternal and infant
The Kansas City Star points to a county-by-county study form the Urban Institute which found that in some parts of the Kansas City area, almost one in three households has medical debt in collections. The persistence of medical debt is
Healthcare and insurance have been at the forefront of many Americans minds recently, particularly with the repeal of the Obama-era insurance requirements. With more and more people becoming uninsured every day, and already the rising medical costs for those who
Marianne Hayes of MagnifyMoney has stories of how people have successfully negotiated their way out of debt. One of the examples involves a woman who talked her way out of $20,000 in medical debt: In 2010, Robin, a Tampa, Fla.,
The Topeka Capital Journal interviews Larry Morris, administrative director of the revenue cycle for Stormont Vail Health, who says much of the confusion around medical bills is due to confusion about what their insurance will — and won’t — cover.