The Cost of Covid-19

New reporting is increasingly showing that people are getting hefty bills for Covid-19 care and testing.

A recent story from MLK50 Memphis details one woman’s Covid-19 struggle and subsequent medical debt. Nursing assistant Sepia Coleman cared for people with Covid-19 as part of her job. After she got the virus, she didn’t have the insurance or money for her own care. When she was hospitalized for virus symptoms her medical bills skyrocketed, and she was left owing $20,000.

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