Over 90 Organizations Urge CFPB to Issue a Rule Prohibiting Medical Debts from Appearing on Credit Reports

CFA joined 90 consumer, civil rights, healthcare, and advocacy organizations in a letter urging Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Chopra to use the CFPB’s rulemaking authority to prohibit the inclusion of medical debts in credit reports from medically necessary services. This letter is also a petition for rulemaking under section 553(e) of the Administrative Procedure Act.