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Study: California Residents Face Third-Highest Rate of Medical Debt
California Healthline

California residents accumulated the third-highest amount of medical debt in the U.S. last year, according to a recent study by NerdWallet, Payers & Providers reports.

Details of Study: NerdWallet researchers analyzed data from CMS and other federal agencies collected between 2010 and 2013 (Shinkman, Payers & Providers, 10/9).

The analysis also included results from a seven-question survey conducted by Harris Interactive between Aug. 13 and Aug. 15. It polled 2,016 adults ages 18 and older (NerdWallet study, October 2014).