Gov. Lamont announces proposal to cancel medical debt

The state would invest $20 million in federal COVID-19 recovery funding it received from the American Rescue Plan.

News 12 Staff

Feb 3, 2023, 12:47 AM

Updated 497 days ago

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Gov. Ned Lamont has announced a proposal to cancel overdue medical debts.
The state would invest $20 million in federal COVID-19 recovery funding it received from the American Rescue Plan.
That money would be used to hire a nonprofit that buys medical debt and eliminates it.
Lamont said there would be no application process.


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