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Too many Americans have bad credit because of unpaid medical bills. But despite two reforms in how those bill will be reported to credit burueas, the Fort Leavenworth Lamp reports “that’s not likely to change any time soon.” Here’s what
An unexpected health care calamity can quickly burgeon into a financial calamity for your family. According to the Oregonian, “just over half of all the debt that appears on credit reports is related to medical expenses, and consumers may find
Hospitals are already seeing unpaid bills rise again just as Congress begins to consider again the future of cost-sharing reductions that help low income Americans pay their co-payments and deductibles under the Affordable Care Act, according to Forbes: At HCA
Changes in the way credit agencies report and evaluate medical debt should reduce some of the painful financial consequences of having a health care problem. CNN Money reports: Starting September 15, the three major credit reporting agencies — Experian, Equifax
More people have health insurance than ever before, but many still struggle to pay for care. A new report finds that medical debt is the biggest reason consumers are contacts by collection agencies. NPR reports: The study by the federal