Food stamps benefits to get a 25% boost from Biden administration
Aug 16, 2021

Food stamps benefits to get a 25% boost from Biden administration

HTML EMBED:
COPY
Also, residents in the South owe more medical debt than anyone else in the U.S., according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The BBC checks in with us about Afghanistan, where the capital of Kabul has fallen to the Taliban.

Segments From this episode

Medical debt is hitting hardest for people in the South

Aug 16, 2021
A JAMA study finds the debt is higher in states that have decided to turn down federal money to expand Medicaid.
Medical debt in Tennessee and other states that haven’t expanded Medicaid outpaces debts people owe in other states, according to a new JAMA study.  But hospitals like those owned by Community Health Systems say they need to collect on bills to stay financially viable.
Stephen Jerkins/WPLN News

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer