“About 20 percent of millennials in their late 20s and 30s don’t have medical insurance. This means many young people may have to pay hefty health bills, which can lead to medical debt. How can they overcome their financial hardships?”
With health care costs rising at untenable rates, nearly everyone — individuals, employers insurers — wants ways to save money. And one of them is with insurance plans that, at a glance, look less expensive.
Two NPR stories address different patients with different illnesses in different states, but they both tell the same tale of sky-high medical bills.
A bipartisan group of state lawmakers announced plans to address surprise medical bills in a way that would take the “burden” off Texans.
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