Tag: medical debt

Medical debt can be problematic, particularly when something you thought was covered by insurance is actually an out-of-pocket expense that goes to collections before you even know the bill is due. We have gathered up the latest news about medical debts and their impact on your bottom line so you can avoid debt collections that drive down your credit score and bills that just don’t fit in your budget. Get ahead of medical debt so you can maintain stability.

Credit report changes could erase negative information

Credit Report Changes Could Boost Your Score

Mar 27, 2017 | April Lewis-Parks

The big 3 credit bureaus in the U.S. plan to adjust reporting information on July 1. Here’s how these new credit report changes could boost your score.

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Employer credit checks are restricted in many states

Employment Credit Check Conundrum

Aug 17, 2016 | Meghan Alard

More and more states are restricting employer credit checks as an unfair practice for job candidates hit by the Great Recession. Check out our map.

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Minnesota Senate Passes Medical Debt Relief

Apr 30, 2015 | April Lewis-Parks

The Minnesota Senate passed a medical debt bill, which gives residents the right to go to court and halt collection proceedings on their medical debt.

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Health Concerns May Hinder Retirement

Apr 03, 2015 | Meghan Alard

A new study finds healthcare costs and concerns over medical expenses are more of a risk to a comfortable retirement than a lack of assets or investments.

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Fixing Your Credit Report Gets Less Complicated

Mar 11, 2015 | Michael Koretzky

Consolidated Credit helps you understand how new credit report regulations make it easier to fix your credit, especially when it comes to medical debt.

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Facing Challenges with Medical Debt

Dec 02, 2014 | Meghan Alard

Survey finds Americans struggle with medical debt collections more than any other debt source. Here’s why more people struggle with medical debt.

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Critical Care to Cut Medical Debt Problems

Oct 08, 2014 | Meghan Alard

The Association of Credit Counseling Professionals (ACCPros) offers three tips to people who are facing credit problems due to unpaid medical bills.

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A Loan When You’re Ill?

Sep 05, 2014 | Michael Koretzky

Hospitals want their patients to pay their bills so they’re teaming up with banks to offer interest free loans for people who can’t afford treatment.

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Credit Report Relief From New Act Will Remove Paid Medical Debt

Jun 21, 2011 | April Lewis-Parks

The Medical Debt Responsibility Act of 2011 allows medical debt to be removed from credit reports. Many Americans have their credit score negatively impacted because of medical bills.

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"We are really proud to recommend Consolidated Credit" Kathleen Cannon, President & CEO of United Way of Broward County. Consolidated Credit Counseling Services, Inc. is pleased to announce our partnership with the United Way as a United Way Chairman’s Circle Organization.

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Consolidated Credit is honored to receive the 2012 Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Nonprofit Organization of the Year award. The EIFLE awards acknowledge innovation, dedication and the commitment of organizations that support financial literacy education worldwide. See what Consolidated Credit can do for you.

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