This month, three US credit reporting agencies - Equifax, Experian and TransUnion - announced changes to medical collection debt reporting, which will remove nearly 70% of medical collection debt tradelines from consumer credit reports.
As financial security is a major social determinant of health, Health Affairs' Leslie Erdelack and Chris Fleming join Health Affairs This Week to discuss medical debt changes and their potential impact of the changes on health.
- No Surprises Act: Known Impacts on Surprise Medical Bills & What's Next (Health Affairs This Week)
- Medical Debt Burden In The United States (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau)
- Charity Care Needs To Be Better Than This (Health Affairs)
- The Burden of Medical Debt in the United States (Peterson-KFF Health System Tracker)
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