The Healthcare Collections Crystal Ball (That No One’s Looking At)

On December 11, 2014, the CFPB conducted a field hearing in Oklahoma City on medical debt collection practices and the relationship between medical debt collection practices and consumer credit reporting in general. From my vantage point, the meeting was nothing short of a crystal ball regarding the future of medical debt collection. But for reasons that escape me, it is a one that has gone largely unnoticed by the industry. <more>