Updated: August 05, 2022 12:56 PM
Created: August 05, 2022 07:39 AM
(ABC 6 News) - New research from health experts at NiceRx, a full-service medication access company that provides individuals with safe and affordable access to medications directly from U.S. pharmaceutical companies, have revealed the extent of medical debt in the United States.
They looked at states with the most and least debt, as well as how ethnicity, age, household income, insurance coverage and disability status can also play their part.
According to the research, Minnesota has the lowest prevalence of medical debt in the U.S., with only 2.25% of people owing money for medical expenses.
The research revealed that the cost of medical debt in Minnesota is around $148 million, which is amongst the lowest in the U.S., with the average person having worth around $1,357.
The research revealed:
View the methodology and full report HERE.
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