Peter Finkle writes about an effort to alleviate the crushing medical debt faced by many military veterans and their families: Today Col. (retired) Mikel Burroughs is on his Harley with his wife, part of his journey riding 4,163 miles in
Town and Country magazine features Jerry Ashton and Craig Antico, founders of RIP Medical Debt, in their roundup of the Top 50 Philanthropists of 2018. Congratulations! For more information on the issues surrounding medical debt, please contact RIP Medical Debt.
Many Southwest Florida residents answered the call from WINK News to help erase medical debt in their viewing area and have paid off 716 medical debt accounts totaling $1,136,140. WINK News partnered with not-for-profit charity RIP Medical Debt to address the need.
Craig Antico, who co-founded RIP Medical Debt, a non-profit that buys up batches of overdue medical bills, appeared on the NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt to discuss how they’ve erased $120 million in medical debt. For more information on
The New York Times reports that health insurer Anthem was refusing to pay for emergency room visits that are not needed “right away to avoid a serious risk to health.” To rein in emergency medicine costs, Anthem is reviving an
KUTV donated $12,500 to RIP Medical Debt “to help relieve debt for our viewers.” With that money they were able to: Pay off $1,427,692.29 of debt Help 555 Utahns Help people in 15 different counties The smallest amount of debt