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The push to wipe medical debt from credit reports

The push to wipe medical debt from credit reports

Update: 2024-06-13
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About 15 million Americans collectively have $49 million in medical debt on their credit reports, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. But a new proposed rule might remove these bills from their credit scores. We’ll explain. Plus, the domino effect of local elections being funded by national players. And, how Apple’s new AI features could change the language of emoji.


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The push to wipe medical debt from credit reports

The push to wipe medical debt from credit reports

Marketplace / Kai Ryssdal and Kimberly Adams