Jun 15, 2021 - Podcasts

Predatory billing by U.S. hospitals

A new Axios Special Report, in partnership with Johns Hopkins University, sheds light on some of the predatory practices American hospitals are using to collect patients' debt. Medical debt makes up 58% of all debt collections in the U.S. and has caused hundreds of thousands of Americans to file for bankruptcy.

  • Plus, the overlooked role of Latinos in the LGBTQ civil rights movement.
  • And, the home ownership gap widens.

Guests: Axios' Caitlin Owens, Russell Contreras, and Nick Halter.

Credits: Axios Today is produced in partnership with Pushkin Industries. The team includes Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Dan Bobkoff, Alexandra Botti, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Sabeena Singhani, Amy Pedulla, Naomi Shavin, Justin Kaufmann and Alex Sugiura. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at [email protected].

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