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ew Massachusetts Advocacy Resource on Medical Debt

ew Massachusetts Advocacy Resource on Medical Debt

May 5, 2006

HCFA's crack public interest law firm, Health Law Advocates, has just published a new booklet, Medical Debt: A Guide for Massachusetts Advocates. Click here to obtain it for free. It was written by HLA in partnership with the Volunteer Lawyers Program.

Medical debt is a growing problems. HCFA and HLA hear from many people needing help to address unpaid medical bills -- both uninsured persons and insured persons with high cost sharing requirements.

The guide is a resource for advocates representing persons with medical debt, explaining how people accrue medical debts and strategies to assist clients with medical debt. If you would like copies, contact HLA at 617-338-5241.