Medical debt in the U.S. - Statistics & Facts

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Percentage of U.S. adults who never had medical debt
Share of U.S. Americans with a family income under 50K who have received a surprise out-of-network medical bill
Share of U.S. adults aged 18 to 44 years who said it was difficult to pay a surprise medical bill

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