Medical Bills Overwhelm Many Americans Post-COVID-19
More than 30 million Americans have recovered from COVID-19 infection and now the bills are coming due. According to new research conducted by the Commonwealth Fund, individuals who recovered from COVID-19 infection, experienced a reduction in income, or lost health insurance coverage during the pandemic are the most likely to face mounting medical bills. The survey was conducted between March 9 and June 8, 2021, and included more than 5,300 participants. Black and Latino populations were the most adversely affected by medical bill problems. The purpose of the survey is to evaluate the status of health care affordability in the United States. Click here to read more of the findings.