Medical debt collection haunts one out of every five families in Central Florida. Collection agencies buy their debt for pennies on the dollar and demand payment in full.
But now Channel 9 Eyewitness News is doing something about it. Action 9s Todd Ulrich decided to buy $1 million of medical debt and forgive all of it.
Watch this story Thursday on Channel 9 Eyewitness News at 5:30 p.m.