Medical Debt in the US, 2009-2020.

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Date: July 20, 2021
Publisher: American Medical Association
Document Type: Report
Length: 63 words

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An estimate of the amount of medical debt in collections in the US is presented based on consumer credit reports from January 2009 to June 2020. A key finding was that about 17.8% of individuals had medical debt in June 2020 (13.0% accrued debt during the prior year). Furthermore, the mean amount in June 2020 was $429 ($311 accrued during the prior year).

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A679726197