via BlackDoctor:

The mountain of medical bills the average America is trying to clear is high. Medical debt contributes to two-thirds of bankruptcies, according to the American Journal of Public Health. And a 2018 Kaiser Family Foundation/New York Times poll showed that of the 26% of people who reported problems paying medical bills, 59% reported a major life impact, such as taking an extra job, cutting other household spending or using up savings.

Several churches all over the country have come together and joined with a non-profit organization to clear these outstanding medical debts. Take the city of Chicago for example: nearly 6,000 Chicagoans, no strings attached, are finally getting out from under their medical debt.

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