Military.com highlights RIP Medical Debt: “For thousands of veterans and family members, the mailings, which have been going out since 2016, have been the winning ticket for getting out from under a mountain of medical bills.”
A struggling group: middle-class folks who have followed the rules and paid for employer-based medical insurance, only to find that soaring health care costs — combined with high deductibles, high copayments and surprise medical bills — leave them vulnerable.
“Nine years after the Affordable Care Act was signed into law, Americans are continuing to live with crushing amounts of medical debt,” BuzzFeed News reports. “One in six people in the US have medical debt on their credit report, and
From their distinct viewpoints as debt collections and healthcare administration insiders, the three authors take a realistic look at our healthcare system, revealing how and why we got into this mess of skyrocketing costs, shrinking insurance coverage, rising deductibles, and mounting medical debt.
As medical costs and bills can create significant challenges for many Americans, so can the issue of quality of care. And recently, new evidence that a questionable medical experience can happen to anyone.
Olivia Young writes for Business Insider: I got through 26 years of life without ever having a medical emergency much worse than the flu. I never had a surgery, save the standard wisdom-teeth removal that nearly everyone underwent during high