Fresh Start
Medical Debt Alleviation

Led by Alera Group teammates determined to give back to local communities, Fresh Start Medical Debt Alleviation relieves healthcare-related debt for those most in need. Fresh Start has raised $22 million to date in order to lift the burden of medical debt to encourage confidence and financial stability.

How Fresh Start Medical Debt Alleviation Relieves Medical Debt

The Medical Debt Initiative alleviates the burdens that come with medical debt to encourage confidence and financial stability for years to come.

Needs identified in more than 200 cities across the country; many at 200% below the poverty line

Funds and donations collected from local and national communities

Each dollar relieves $100 of medical debt on average

Personal letters delivered to notify individuals and families that their debt has been paid

Over $22 million in medical debt relieved to date

Based in partnership with industry leader in medical debt relief, RIP Medical Debt


“There are good people out there still and people shouldn’t give up! Thank you so much for your kindness and for paying my bills off!”

—Jane S., Beneficiary

“I never believed that people I don’t even know would really ever do something like this… THANK YOU and EVERYONE who donated to pay such a large amount off in full!!!”

—Anonymous, Beneficiary

“I have never heard of your program. Nor do I know how anyone got my information. However, I am so very thankful that the debt was paid. Whoever you are, where ever you are….. Thank you so very very much. I could never thank you enough.”

—Anonymous, Beneficiary

“I want to thank you and tell you how grateful & thankful I am for your generosity for taking care of my debts… This just confirms that miracles can happen, and there are still good people in this world.”

—Allison S., Beneficiary

Beneficiaries of Fresh Start Medical Debt Alleviation enjoy:


How You Can Relieve Medical Debt

Join the Alera Group teammates already making a difference. Every dollar helps relieve the burden of medical debt.