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Arizona puts medical debt collection question on November ballot

Posted On: Nov. 1, 2022 9:45 AM CST

An Arizona ballot initiative addressing medical debt collection could provide an important test on Nov. 8 of whether a populist progressive approach to health care costs can fly in conservative-led states, Axios reports. The Arizona measure, Proposition 209, would reduce the maximum amount of interest creditors can charge on medical debt to 3%, from a previous cap of 10%, the report says.