medical debt

A Break in the Medical Affordability Crisis Clouds

By David R. Burda – As a journalist, I’m more of a bad news person than a good news person. I teeter on the line between skepticism and cynicism. I’m happier reporting on conflict than I am reporting on resolution. But every dog has its day, and one of those days came for me recently when the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released an updated report on…

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The Medical Debt Pyramid Scheme

By David Burda – Hospitals and doctors charge sick or injured patients unaffordable prices for their care. Patients as a result rack up billions of dollars in unpaid medical bills across the country. The question is, what is there to do about it?