Kansas church forgives $2.2M in medical debt

Kelly Gooch - Print  | 

Pathway Church in Wichita, Kan., recently donated money to cover $2.2 million in medical debt, according to CBS-affiliate TV station KWCH.

The donation to RIP Medical Debt, which buys and forgives medical debt for pennies on the dollar, will eliminate 1,600 Kansans' medical debt.

“This Easter, we sent a special piece of mail to all 1,600 Kansans who fell into a hardship category determined by RIP Medical Debt. We let them know that in Jesus’ name, their medical debt had been forgiven,” the church wrote on its Facebook page.

RIP Medical Debt’s website said the charity overall has abolished $635 million in medical debt for about 200,000 people.


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