Although healthcare costs continue to rise, the number of Americans having trouble paying their medical bills dropped between 2011 and the first half of 2017. Some of that can be attributed to increased coverage via the Affordable Care Act. Still, medical debt continues to be a pervasive problem, especially with changing payment policies. Download the PDF.
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