We just hit $15 million in medical debt relief by helping patients apply for hospital financial assistance. Here is what we’ve have learned and how you can get your medical debt waived - 🧵
65% of hospitals in the US are nonprofit. That means they must have a financial assistance policy in order to keep their non-profit status. These programs forgive or reduce medical bills for patients below certain incomes. That bill for $15K? It could become $150, or even $0.
Apr 10, 2021 • 20 tweets • 4 min read
Dollar For has officially hit $5 million in medical debt relief by advocating for patients and enforcing hospital's charity care policies. Here is what we have learned - A thread on how to crush medical bills.
Buckle up. This process is rarely a walk in the park. At the end of the day the hospitals would like to get paid. Getting them to honor a policy that will eliminate your bill will require you to jump through some hoops.