While the new administration and Republican-controlled congress may be moving towards the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, Michael Hiltzik notes that recent data shows that the law has helped consumers find better access to healthcare and reduced debt: The
As you surely know, Congress is actively discussing massive changes to the American health care system – changes that, if nothing else, are expected to vastly increase Americans’ level of medical debt: In other words, real health costs the people
While United States Veterans may receive care from the VA, they do not always live without medical debt. Veteran Bob Ramsey told KARE that even though he was recommended to receive treatment at a private hospital, he still didn’t receive
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.