The Americans most likely to have overdue medical debt are young, low-earning adults with little financial planning according to CBS News. Even though millennials and young adults are among the healthiest sectors of the American population, the debt that young
With past-due medical debt affecting almost a quarter of Americans, it’s no surprise that several organizations and charities have arisen to help ease those who face high medical bills. Even comedian John Oliver recently forgave 15 million dollars in past
A new study conducted by Amino and Ipsos found that of the 1006 people surveyed, almost two thirds of the respondents viewed receiving medical bills that they could not pay as worse than being diagnosed with a serious medical condition.
With the explosion of crowdfunding websites in recent years, thousands of entrepreneurs have been able to launch successful businesses through the donations of others. However, according to Business Insider, a largely unseen but significant use of these platforms however is
As lawmakers debate a health care bill in Congress, one key factor they may want to keep in mind is the connection between higher medical costs for individuals and the likelihood of bankruptcies and foreclosures, Curbed reports. Much of this
Medical debt may be one of the most unexpected and random financial burdens for Americans, however the degree to which it affects people varies widely by location and age. Unsurprisingly, medical debt often preys on those who live in states