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Medical debt woes decline for families eligible for insurance subsidies
Modern Healthcare

Families who qualified for the most financial aid reported the largest drop in trouble paying medical bills during the first six months of subsidized health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. According to the results of the a survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 28% of Americans younger than age 65 in near-poor families (those with incomes between 100% and 200% of federal poverty thresholds) reported their family struggled to pay medical bills during the prior year.