Benefit Commerce Group is pleased to make a special holiday gift this year in honor of our clients.
For 2021, instead of typical chocolates or fruit baskets, we have made a donation to help pay off medical debt for individuals and families in Maricopa County, Arizona.
Last year, through this same program, we relieved medical debt for 1,490 individuals in Maricopa County…for a total of $1.5 MILLION in debt.
RIP Medical Debt is an amazing organization that is able to leverage our contributions to wipe out $100 in debt for every dollar we donate.
They identify individuals and families with outstanding healthcare-related bills, and they purchase the debts for those most in need in bundled portfolios for a fraction of their face value. That is how one dollar donated relieves $100 of medical debt on average.
Founded by two former debt collectors, RIP Medical Debt has purchased medical debt in more than 200 cities located in 35 counties across the country.
We have set up a website with RIP Medical Debt specifically for our employees, clients, business associates and others to have an opportunity to contribute to the medical debt relief program: USE THIS LINK TO DONATE.
More than 60% of bankruptcies in our nation have medical debt as the root cause. In this season of giving, we believe this is a most appropriate way to honor both our clients and our community.
Happy Holidays to you, your family and your work family!!