7 Ways Stakeholders Can Help Alleviate Medical Debt Without Unintended Consequences

Efforts are underway to address medical debt in the U.S., but more needs to be done.

A recent report by the Kaiser Family Foundation suggested that collective medical debt in the U.S. reached a staggering $195 billion in 2019.

Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion made changes to medical debt practices that will be implemented by July 2022, and while these actions have merits, there are other ways stakeholders can help address medical debt. 

Download this joint paper by Leavitt Partners, an HMA Company, and HMA for a review of existing efforts as well as seven proposals designed to alleviate medical debt while minimizing the risk of unintended consequences.