117. Goodbye Medical Debt: Toledo Councilwoman Michele Grim
Overview: Dan talks with Councilwoman and State Representative-Elect Michele Grim about her recent medical debt relief plan in Toledo, which partners with RIP Medical Debt and uses ARPA funds to eliminate $240 million in medical debt in Lucas County.
1:00 – Things You Need to Know
5:20 – Interview with Councilwoman Michele Grim
7:00 – How the plan works
12:30 – The projected impact of the plan
15:23 – Next steps and timeline
19:00 – Eligibility for the program
21:25 – Looking forward: What Rep-elect Grim hopes to accomplish in the General Assembly
This episode was produced by Dan Skinner. Editorial and production support from Angela Lin. Special thanks to Patti Carlyle at Community Solutions for help with the Things You Need to Know segment. For show notes and episode archive, visit prognosisohio.com. Prognosis Ohio is a member of WCBE Podcast Experience and the Health Podcast Network.