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Medical debt can lead to a compounding troubles for low-income Marylanders, particularly for Black families

July 25, 2023

In the United States, health concerns that land someone in the hospital or require multiple visit to the doctor can be a taxing experience on emotional, logistical and financial fronts. But for about 17% of Marylanders facing medical debt, these struggles get compounded, leading to additional stressors that can further impact health outcomes, particularly for Black families and patients, according to economic policy organizations.

 

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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