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And Speaking of Medical Debt . . .

posted by Melissa Jacoby

. . . check out this story (thanks to Lisa Stifler for the tip).   Although the story was written to draw your attention to the magnitude of the hospital debt and the collection efforts, I suggest that readers also focus on the signs in the story that hospitals often do not make collection practice decisions unilaterally.  Also buried in the story is the indirect financial impact on the patient's household.  


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