Alternet gives three examples in which the high price of drugs is literally killing people in the U.S. 1. Insulin. “The high price of insulin causes many people with diabetes to stretch out their doses and gamble with their lives
A great story from KIRO 7, a television station in Washington: After hearing Washington state medical debt stories for an investigative report, we decided to do something about it. Our goal: buy as much medical debt as we could. We spent
Quartz reports that “More infants are dying in US states that rejected expanded Medicaid.” The post notes that “things have been improving over the past few years in the US. According to data published recently in the American Journal of Public Health, infant
A new website called SoloSuit, created by students at Brigham Young University Law School, helps debtors answer a lawsuit if they can’t afford a lawyer. Fast Company has more: When a debtor is sued, they receive a legal document called
HuffPost notes that most Americans cannot afford even a minor emergency, according to a recent report from Bankrate, a website that provides financial advice. Of those surveyed, just 39 percent of respondents said they’d be able to cover an unexpected
An interesting chart from Health Populi shows how the stress of medical bills is felt equally regardless of household income: For more information on the issues surrounding medical debt, please contact RIP Medical Debt.