SJC Healthcare News

A US Senate Committee held a hearing on March 29 on: “The Economic Impact on the Growing Burden of Medical Debt”. Nationally the Debt was estimated at 88 -195 Billion for last year alone. 27% of Black Households  owned medical debt. In New York we have the opportunity to change this sad statistic by passing the New York Health Act which will end medical debt when fully implemented because all medical bills will be fully paid. You can press for the passage of the NYHA by writing Gov Hochul  at the  Capital Building, Albany NY 12224. 

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There is a bill in the legislature that will reduce the draconian measures such as garnishing wages used to collect on medical bills – End Medical Debt. To support both bills with one click go to <https://www.nyhcampaign.org/contact_your_senator>.