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Americans are knee-deep in medical debt. Most owe hospitals.

By The Washington Post  
   March 29, 2023

A new analysis suggests bills for hospital care make up most medical debt in the United States - and that low-income people and people of color are disproportionately affected by overdue medical debt. The report from the Urban Institute drew on data from a June survey of a nationally representative sample of 9,494 adults ages 18 to 64.

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