In the Red for a Hospital Bed: Medical Debt & Household Bankruptcies
In Oregon, we are committed to ensuring that every family has the quality health care they need to stay healthy. But for too many, getting care when they need it means financial devastation.
Medical debt is the number one cause of personal bankruptcy in the U.S. We reviewed bankruptcies filed by individuals in Lane County, Oregon and provide insight on how one local community has been impacted.
Learn more about how hospital systems are responsible for this debt in our report, In the Red for a Hospital Bed: Medical Debt & Household Bankruptcies.