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Medical Debt Dischargeable in Bankruptcy

Medical Debt Dischargeable in Bankruptcy

Nothing Sacred About Medical Debt or Hospital Debt ... Medical Debt: An Ongoing Issue Discharging medical debt is one of the primary reasons that a good percentage of Americans file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Our healthcare industry is largely premised on a for-profit motive and operates outside any particular mission purely involving the provision of health-care. Hospitals exist to make money and to purvey pharmaceutical and other medical products for the financial benefit of pharmaceutical companies ...

Posted on October 26th, 2016 by John Hilla - Michigan Bankruptcy Attorney in Michigan Bankruptcy

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Congressional Democrats Aim for Real Bankruptcy Reform

Separate Bills Introduced to Make Private Student Loans Dischargeable Again and to Specially Treat "Medical" Bankruptcies Getting the Attention the Consumers Deserve Two separate pieces of legislation are being introduced by Senate Democrats that will, despite long odds of becoming law in a Congress dominated by pervasive and bi-partisan financial industry lobbying, at least help to re-focus attention on the damage done to the U.S. Bankruptcy Code by the BAPCPA bankruptcy "reform" amendment to the Code in ...

Posted on June 26th, 2014 by John Hilla - Michigan Bankruptcy Attorney in Michigan Bankruptcy

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