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RIP is working to forgive $1 billion in medical debt for Americans!

Fast Facts about RIP

  • RIP has abolished $120 million in medical debt for about 60,000 Americans.
  • RIP is a 501(c)(3) charity that locates, buys and forgives medical debt in the USA.
  • RIP abolishes medical debt for the general public, veterans and local communities.
    • RIP supports diverse communities funding local debt relief campaigns. Ask us.
  • RIP donations deliver “a lot of bang for the buck,” so $100 can forgive $10,000 in debt.
    • RIP uses at least 80 percent of its debt abolishment program donations to acquire medical debt to forgive.
    • RIP uses the rest for expenses like data acquisition and mailing forgiveness letters.
    • RIP is grateful that all 2018 staff salaries are separately funded by benefactors.
  • RIP applies available debt industry technologies to locate and buy debt to abolish.
    • RIP buys “portfolios” of unpaid and unpayable medical debt for pennies on the dollar.
    • RIP is not yet able to handpick and forgive personal medical debt for individuals.
  • RIP works on solutions to end medical debt. Options open as we grow.

RIP cannot forgive medical debt for ANY individuals by request.
Not yet, sorry. Give us time. For now:
Debt forgiveness by RIP is a totally RANDOM act of kindness!

To get help someday or maybe sooner, join the Debt Forgiveness Registry.

The REGISTRY is RIP’s only doorway for requesting debt relief.

RIP in the News

NBC Nightly News airs ‘Inspiring America’ story about RIP 

NBC news anchor Lester Holt interviews Craig Antico of RIP.

Former medical debt collectors using expertise to help the neediest patients.” (May 21, 2018) — “Craig Antico co-founded RIP Medical Debt, a non-profit that buys up batches of overdue medical bills, erasing $120 million in debt for 60,000 patients so far.”

KIRO7 Forgives Medical Debt

KIRO 7 Seattle  helps RIP forgive $1 million in medical debt in western Washington.

NBC Forgives Medical Debt

NBC 4 Los Angeles and RIP help medical debt disappear for Southern California.

NBC-Texas Forgives Medical XDebt

NBC 5 Dallas abolishes $2 million in Texas medical debt as part of a national campaign.

CBS New York reports on one of RIP’s earliest beneficiaries, Paola Gonzalez.

John Oliver, live on HBO, gave RIP $15 million in medical debt to forgive for 9,000 Americans! Watch the clip.


Unburden our veterans from the weight of unpaid medical debt on top of an already heavy load. Donate today.

RIP in Action

Community Campaigns

Debt Forgiveness by TV and Radio Stations

Healthcare Industry Campaigns

RIP Summits

RIP Blog: Please read Jerry Ashton’s 2017 Year in Review