The Pain of Medical Debt

Report shows inaccurate bills, coercive debt collections

Andy Spears

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A report released by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) shows that consumers with medical debt often suffer from inaccurate billing and aggressive collection tactics.

The report was an in-depth examination of complaints about medical billing and collections submitted to the CFPB. Among the…

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Andy Spears

Writer and policy advocate living in Nashville, TN —Public Policy Ph.D. — writes on education policy, consumer affairs, and more . . .