In Good Health March 2016, Issue 127
Medical Debt Collectors: What You Need To Know
According to CNBC, unpaid medical debt is the leading cause of personal bankruptcy in the country. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reports that 43 million people – nearly 20% of adults in America – have unpaid medical debt.
If you find yourself unable to pay medical debt, you will probably receive phone calls and letters from debt collectors, and that can be unsettling or even intimidating. But you shouldn’t let the debt collectors scare you. Here are answers to some questions that you might have when dealing with debt collectors.
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