How a New Social Determinant of Health is Fueling Inequities 

Unaffordable Medical Bills: A New Social Determinant of Health

As many as 50% of healthcare outcomes are affected by social determinants of health (SDoH), a percentage far greater than the impact of clinical care. Unfortunately, this problem is being exacerbated by an issue that has been growing exponentially since 2012—soaring medical costs that many just can’t afford to pay.

Unaffordable medical bills are contributing to the healthcare inequities experienced by many Americans due to other SDoH such as housing costs, economic mobility, education, and nutrition, among others.

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  • Which Americans are most affected by SDoH and why
  • The impact medical debt has on already struggling individuals and communities
  • Steps your healthcare organization can take now to lessen the impact of unaffordable medical bills as a SDoH
  • How taking these steps can also benefit your organization in terms of income and federal policy compliance

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