News about End Medical Debt

PRESS COVERAGE OF THE BOOK    Electronic Urban Report: End Medical Debt: Curing America’s $1 Trillion Unpayable Healthcare Debt. Black Star News: Rip Medical Debt Charity Promotes Book About America’s Crippling $1 Trillion Medical Debt Emergency.  Becker's Hospital CFO Report: RIP Medical Debt founders pen book on US healthcare cost burden, solutions. …

A Call to End Medical Debt

Medical debt belongs at the center of every conversation about healthcare. Member of Congress need to prepare themselves now to address this one aspect of our broken healthcare system that affects everyone in their constituency — the horrible economic and emotional damage from unpaid and unpayable medical bills. Legislators are…

Debt News Roundup – 5.9.19

ABC News reports on the president's renewed commitment to lower healthcare costs for Americans. He's specifically taking aim at surprise hospital bills related to out-of-network care -- a rare bipartisan collective agenda. Kaiser shares some sobering statics from its latest study with the LA Times. From Axios: "Six out of 10…

Debt News Roundup – 5.2.19

CNBC covers the wealthiest man in Idaho who is committed to helping citizens in his state mount legal defenses against unjust medical bills. "“I’ve got the resources, and have been looking for good ways to use them to help folks,” says Frank VanderSloot, CEO of Melaleuca, a health products company."…

End Medical Debt

Jerry Ashton Robert Goff Craig Antico Edited by Judah Freed In our fervent public debates about the broken U.S. healthcare system, we have overlooked the devastating impacts of America's urgent medical debt crisis.  The time has come to bring medical debt into the center of our national conversation about healthcare.…

Debt News Roundup – 4.25.19

Reporting on the dangers of having cancer and being undocumented, Kaiser describes the poor health care situation in South Texas, where the income cutoff for Medicaid is $3,827 annually for single parents and nearly 30 percent of residents are uninsured. Accessing a public hospital requires traveling hundreds of miles and…

Debt News Roundup – 4.17.19

The NY Post reports on research done by DentalPlans.com that found the average emergency medical bill is $12,000 before deductions or insurance, and that the average American pays 49 percent of the bill out of pocket! In response to The Seattle Times' investigative work last month, the Washington State Senate approved…