Friday, November 25, 2011

2,550 bankruptcies filed daily in US because of unpaid medical bills

MyPeace TV

In fact,one recent survey estimated that 72 million,or 41 percent,of nonelderly adults have accumulated medical debt or had difficulty paying medical bills in the past year.A full 61 percent of those with difficulty were policyholders with ridulous copays/deductibles. 75% of people who have filed for bankruptcy due to unpaid bills were in fact underinsured.

Because we have managed to match last years bankruptcies filings (in just 8 months) 2550 people daily file for bankruptcy.These stats are based on reports filed U.S. Department of Health and Human Services report, “Insurance Insecurity: 9/16/09

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