About 10% of American adults have medical or dental debt, and about 5% of American adults owe $10,000 or more in health care debt. Among those with health care debt, 40% owe at least $5,000 and 12.5% owe $10,000 or more. Among working-age adults (ages 18 to 64) health care debt was reported by 44% of those with health insurance, and by 62% of those who were uninsured. Of those with health care debt, about 21% are paying off their debt through an installment plan with the provider organization. About 10% owe money to a . . .
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