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Few places have more medical debt than Dallas-Fort Worth, but hospitals there are thriving

Of the nation’s 20 most populous counties, none has a higher concentration of medical debt than Tarrant County, home to Fort Worth. Second is Dallas County, credit bureau data shows.

By Noam N. Levey, Kaiser Health News
Signs warning and preparing hospital staff can be found throughout Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022.

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