In the state with the highest medical debt, it’s the middle class who carries the burden

(By Max Blau for STAT)

Americans are no strangers to medical debt, and the burden is most severe in Mississippi, where nearly 40 percent of adults under age 65 owe hospitals or doctors, according to the Urban Institute. But the men and women carrying that debt are not always poor – they’re increasingly middle class. Continue reading article here…

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