The Heart Network is seeking stories from Northern New York residents impacted by medical debt. The testimonials collected will be used to support a statewide campaign to end medical debt.
Earlier this year, the New York State Senate and Assembly passed the Fair Medical Debt Reporting Act, which would protect patients from having their credit ruined due to the reporting of medical debt to credit bureaus. Medical debt is a serious issue that affects 100 million Americans — 41% of the population. [Read more…] about The Heart Network Seeks Stories About Medical Debt