Axios: In any given year, one in six families will make an “extraordinary health care payment,” according to a new study in Health Affairs. An “extraordinary” payment is defined as a payment of at least $400 and 1% of annual
Bloomberg: “Republicans and Democrats are inching toward agreement on one health-care issue: ending surprise medical bills.” “Staff for lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have been working on legislation to prevent instances where people are left with costly, unforeseen
From WWUM: “Some New Yorkers received an early Christmas present this year – a little, yellow envelope that came through the mail, inside, a letter telling the person that their medical debt has been forgiven. This act of kindness comes
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
Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-NH) discusses the “No More Surprise Medical Bills Act of 2018” that aims to protect patients from the outrageous bills that suddenly land folks deep in medical debt.
As the New York Times reports: “If a slim, yellow envelope with a Rye, N.Y., return address lands in your mailbox this holiday season, don’t throw it out. It’s not junk.”