Amanda Sturgill sorts through legal notices and statements from bill collectors. She was sued over nearly $2,500 in medical debt after her teenage daughter’s back surgery.Credit…Kristian Thacker for The New York Times
“Sometimes, if I’m getting close to the payment date and don’t have the money, I’ll go to the flea market and sell some of my things.”
~AMANDA STURGILL, who is paid $12.70 an hour and has set up $150 monthly payments after being sued by a hospital for $2,498 for her daughter’s back surgery.
Source: Quotation of the Day: Can’t Pay the Medical Bill? Your Hospital May Take You to Court – The New York Times