Special Report

States With the Most Past-Due Medical Debt

Beartooth Mountains at dawn, Red Lodge, Montana, USA.
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36. Montana
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 27.3%
> Uninsured rate: 11.6% (9th highest)
> Median household income: $49,509 (14th lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 339 (24th highest)

Chattanooga, Tennessee
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37. Tennessee
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 27.3%
> Uninsured rate: 10.3% (17th highest)
> Median household income: $47,275 (9th lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 430 (8th highest)

Portland Head Light in Maine at Sunrise
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38. Maine
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 27.7%
> Uninsured rate: 8.4% (24th lowest)
> Median household income: $51,494 (21st lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 314 (20th lowest)

Miami South Beach, Florida
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39. Florida
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 28.1%
> Uninsured rate: 13.3% (5th highest)
> Median household income: $49,426 (13th lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 325 (25th highest)

40. North Carolina
> Nonelderly adults with past-due medical debt: 28.9%
> Uninsured rate: 11.2% (11th highest)
> Median household income: $47,830 (10th lowest)
> Premature deaths per 100K: 362 (15th highest)

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