What actually happens to Americans with no health insurance who receive large hospital bills? Are they expected to pay back $100,000 for emergency surgery?

This happened to my Mother. Twice. Not quite $100K each time, but huge, life-altering medical bills. My parents have always struggled. They have never had great jobs and they’ve never had medical insurance. My Dad is covered through the VA but that’s it. They did not have any coverage for basic care, let alone catastrophic … Read more