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42.9 Million Americans Have Unpaid Medical Bills

Nearly 20 percent of U.S. consumers — 42.9 million people — have unpaid medical debts, according to a new report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

12/11/2014

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Greek Hospital Threatens To Hold Newborn Until Payments Are Received

One hospital in Athens has reportedly threatened to refuse a mother the right to her own newborn child until she was able to pay the cost of her Caesarean section.

05/23/2012

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