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ACA Expands Advocacy to Rein in the CFPB

 

In a letter to congressional leaders, ACA details the CFPB’s lack of transparency in its “research” and policy reports related to medical debt and credit reporting. 09/20/2022 10:00 A.M. 3 minute read ACA International recently outlined concerns with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s actions related to medical debt and credit reporting in a comprehensive letter […]

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ACA and Industry Leaders Speak on Panel About Medical Debt Changes

 

The panel was part of the American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management Legislative Day. 07/12/2022 1:30 P.M. 2.5 minute read ACA International staff and members built on advocacy efforts related to medical debt collection and credit reporting changes by leading a panel discussion, “Medical Debt Burden: History on How We Got Here and Where We […]

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Vermont Passes Update to Patient Financial Assistance Policies

Debt Collection Licensees

 

Effective July 1, 2022, Vermont has updated its requirements for health care facilities and medical debt collectors related to patient financial assistance policies. 5/31/2022 2:30 P.M. 2 minute read Vermont has updated its law outlining the obligations of health care facilities and medical debt collectors to ensure consumers understand patient financial assistance policies. The update […]

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Member Alert: House Removes Credit Reporting and Medical Debt Amendments from Defense Bill after ACA’s Advocacy

Inflation Reduction Act

 

ACA’s advocacy paid off in securing removal of amendments on prohibiting medical debt collection and credit reporting for two years. ACA International members and ACA’s federal advocacy team were successful in removing amendments related to medical debt and credit reporting tied to The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) before the U.S. House of Representatives passed […]

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