August 29, 2023 — Featured News

Originally airing during NPR’s Morning Edition on Aug. 29, 2023, Samantha Liss talks to Berneta Haynes for a look at a perplexing reality in medical billing: Providers can — and do — come after patients to collect more money for services months or years after a bill has been paid.

Creditors may seek payment from a deceased person’s estate to collect whatever they can.

Berneta Haynes, senior attorney at the National Consumer Law Center

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