The family balanced healthcare and the high cost of treatment, and now want to help others in medical debt
John and Regina Foutch's struggles with medical debt made it difficult to get by. NBC 5 viewers stepped up, and we were able to deliver the good news.
A woman from Garland prayed several times a day for her medical debt to be eliminated after seeing NBC 5's Medical Debt Initiative -- and then a yellow envelope arrived in her mailbox.
NBC Owned Television Stations, the parent company of NBC 5, partnered with the charity RIP Medical Debt to eliminate millions of dollars of medical debt for people across North Texas.
Covenant Church donated to RIP Medical Debt to eliminate medical debt for families in Colleyville, Carrollton, Crossroads and McKinney
NBC 5 and Dallas Morning News looked at the billing disclosures on websites of dozens of ER facilities across the area to see if the language met its marks.