Healthcare credit cards causing some pain

Minneapolis Star Tribune, August 14, 2009

With growing numbers of economically strapped patients, some medical providers have turned to healthcare credit cards as a new tool to cope with rising unpaid medical debt. But while credit cards may help some people cope with rising out-of-pocket medical costs, they also are posing new and troubling hazards for sick and stressed consumers—accounting, for instance, for an estimated half of personal bankruptcies.


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