Contact by Collection Agencies for Medical Debt: Rural-Urban Differences Among Older and Younger Medicare Beneficiaries

Publication Date: December 3rd, 2020
Publication Type(s): Peer-reviewed Journal Publications
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Author(s): Henning-Smith C, Lahr M, Hernandez A

This paper uses data from the 2016 Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (n = 12,688 U.S. community-dwelling beneficiaries) to analyze rural-urban differences in rates of collection agency contact for unpaid medical bills. 

Published in: Journal of Applied Gerontology

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