Hospitals have the largest share of patient medical debt

A recent report from the Urban Institute and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found that nearly three-quarters of U.S. adults with past-due medical bills owe at least some of that debt to hospitals. Read more.

The persistence of medical debt is an ongoing challenge families face in obtaining affordable health care. This is due to high prices for services, gaps in access to health insurance coverage, and inadequate protection against out-of-pocket costs for many people with high deductible insurance plans. This dilemma is worsened with these patients are targeted with aggressive debt collection practices. CareCapPlus offers a better approach for both patients and hospitals.