Medical debt is engulfing more people as pandemic takes its toll

Andréa Ceresa said she may have to declare bankruptcy soon. She has paid off about $23,000 in medical bills so far, but she faces $133,000 more for a nine-day hospital stay in November.Since she contracted Covid-19 a year ago, Ceresa has joined the ranks of those who still struggle with various manifestations of the coronavirus. She’s also one of a growing number of Americans who can’t afford their medical bills. NBC News, Read More.

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