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Debt Collection, Credit Reporting Key Areas of CFPB Report on Issues for Servicmembers and Their Families

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Issues with billing inaccuracies and “aggressive” tactics used by debt collectors to recover “allegedly unpaid” medical debts received top billing in a press release yesterday that was issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announcing that it had published its annual report on the top financial concerns facing servicemembers and …

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Colorado Enacts Medical Debt Collection Bill

The governor of Colorado yesterday signed a bill into law that will prohibit healthcare facilities from pursuing debt collection activities against individuals with unpaid medical bills unless those facilities are in compliance with federal price transparency guidelines. House Bill 1285 prohibits hospitals that are not in compliance with a price …

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