Breez CEO Nick McLaughlin was a guest on the “Ask a Doctor” podcast with Virgie Bright Ellington, MD. Medical debt is the No. 1 cause of bankruptcy in America. That fact is clearly not lost on Dr. Virgie, whose recent book is entitled “Crush Medical Debt.”
Nick McLaughlin, the founder and CEO of Breez Health, wrote this article for MedCity News following the announcement that the White House was launching a medical debt initiative and the three major credit bureaus planned to remove 70% of medical debt from consumers’ credit reports.
Breez Health founder and CEO Nick McLaughlin was a guest on the Late Night Health Radio podcast with host Mark Alyn. Nick talked about how having insurance isn’t enough to keep patients out of medical debt, on who qualifies for hospital financial assistance, and how it’s mutually beneficial for both patients and hospitals to take advantage of financial assistance policies. Below are some of the highlights of what Nick had to say.