Which County Characteristics Predict Medical Debt?


This report contains findings from an investigation into where people are more likely to have medical debt in collections and which county-level socioeconomic and health characteristics predict medical debt. The report also offers insights on policies that can reduce medical debt, such as Medicaid expansion and consumer protections through the No Surprises Act.

Resources & Tools

Graphic displaying title of policy 'Provide Relief for Medical Debt'
Provide Relief for Medical Debt
Resource - Policy Brief

Data & Metrics

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Published on 04/20/2021