Medical Matters Podcast

Medical Matters Podcast--Medical Debt

October 03, 2023 Kelly McCormack Season 2 Episode 17
Medical Matters Podcast
Medical Matters Podcast--Medical Debt
Show Notes

In this episode, Dr. Peter Brier and Nurse Practitioner Kelly McCormack examine the issue of medical debt. Recent studies find millions of Americans are struggling with significant debt. KFF Health News' recent award-winning series notes that medical debt has become a defining feature of the US healthcare system. Their report can be read here.

In addition, lawmakers in several states are trying to find ways to deal with the problem at their
level.