• Admission for traumatic injury associated with higher medical debt, bankruptcy filings

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    Published results showed an association between admission for traumatic injury with higher rates and amounts of medical debt in collections and a doubling of bankruptcy filings among commercially insured working-age adults.
    Researchers used coarsened exact matching of age, sex, calendar quarter of admission and ZIP code social vulnerability index to compare 3,165 working-age adults whose January 2021 credit reports occurred more than 6 months after hospital admission for traumatic injury with 2,223 patients admitted between January 2021 and December 2021 for traumatic injuries after their
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