Quartz reports that “More infants are dying in US states that rejected expanded Medicaid.” The post notes that “things have been improving over the past few years in the US. According to data published recently in the American Journal of Public Health, infant
HuffPost notes that most Americans cannot afford even a minor emergency, according to a recent report from Bankrate, a website that provides financial advice. Of those surveyed, just 39 percent of respondents said they’d be able to cover an unexpected
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.
The Miami Herald points to another reason your medical bills may seem higher than ever: New doctors are facing increased medical school student debt. Along with that debt comes the need to see more patients to make more money to
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