Debra Smith, 57, sorts through her medical bills in her living room on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, in Spring Hill, Tenn. Mark Zaleski/Associated Press
A new report details the financial and emotional toll medical debt is having on Illinois families. Meanwhile, a proposed state law could be a win-win for both debt-burdened patients and the hospitals that treat them.
Reset digs into the problem and possible solution with two of the folks behind the report.
GUESTS: Luvia Quinones, senior director of at the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR)
Carrie Chapman, senior director of litigation and advocacy at Legal Council for Health Justice