The CFPB has issued a compliance bulletin and policy guidance on medical debt collection and consumer reporting requirements in connection with the No Surprises Act.

The No Surprises Act sets forth requirements that apply to certain individuals who receive care from an out-of-network provider that furnishes emergency services, inpatient services an in-network facility, or air

Effective July 28, debt collectors licensed in Washington will be subject to new requirements when collecting medical debt.

Substitute House Bill 1531, signed into law by Washington Governor Jay Inslee on April 30, amended the state’s debt collection law that requires debt collectors to be licensed by adding certain substantive requirements along with a

The CFPB has announced that it will hold a field hearing on medical debt collection in Oklahoma City, OK on December 11.  The hearing will include remarks from Director Cordray and testimony from consumer groups, industry representatives, and members of the public.

The CFPB has previously flagged medical debt collection as an area of concern.