medical debt

Hundreds of hospitals sue patients or threaten their credit

BY: - December 29, 2022

This article is republished from Kaiser Health News. Despite growing evidence of the harm caused by medical debt, hundreds of U.S. hospitals maintain policies to aggressively pursue patients for unpaid bills, using tactics such as lawsuits, selling patient accounts to debt buyers, and reporting patients to credit rating agencies, a KHN investigation shows. The collection […]