Medical Debt: How Debt From Out-of-Pocket Medical Expenses Impacts Low-and Middle Income Families.

Medical Debt: How Debt From Out-of-Pocket Medical Expenses Impacts Low-and Middle Income Families.

December 14, 2009
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Increasing numbers of low- and middle-income families use credit cards for basic living expenses. As health care costs have increased and health insurance coverage has become inadequate, medical expenses have become another basic cost that families increasingly cover through credit cards.