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Beckers Hospital Review highlights 10 statistics and findings on medical debt: 1. One in five working-age Americans with insurance encountered problems paying medical bills in the past year, which often led to serious financial challenges and changes in employment and
Dr. Glen Stream writing for Medical Economics: Chances are, if you’re poor or a member of certain racial, ethnic or socioeconomic groups, you’re much more likely to die younger. You’re also more likely to experience worse health outcomes and suffer
The current health care debate fails because it does not address the fundamental barrier to healthcare access — which is not insurance coverage, but rather the cost of healthcare coverage. Dr. Anish Koka writes about the issue in Medical Economics:
Despite the refrain from many health insurance plans that they are trying to control costs, it seems medical expenses are always increasing. Brian Klepper writes in Employee Benefits News about a possible reason: The truth is that group health plans
For decades, medical bills rose to become one of the largest causes of personal bankruptcy filings in the United States. But after hitting record levels in 2005, Quartz notes that personal bankruptcy filings are are now in their twelfth straight