Why Defend Medical Debt?

Top Republican argues getting sick should keep you in debt

Andy Spears

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Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash

Following an announcement by the three major credit bureaus that roughly 70% of all medical debt will be removed from consumer credit reports this summer, a top Senate Republican is arguing that getting sick should be an acceptable reason to be in debt AND should be a reason you can’t get a consumer loan.

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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 . . .