On September 15, 2017, new credit reporting guidelines will be instituted nationwide. The three credit bureaus will implement a 180-day waiting period before listing medical debt on a consumer’s credit report.
The 142-page Senate GOP Bill known as the Better Care Reconciliation Act was released last week.
This article is a neutral, easily digestible explanation that breaks down the complexity of the bill, and describes the potential implications on current health insurance policies.
The EpiPen isn’t the only drug causing sticker shock at the pharmacy check out counter: the cost of insulin has spiked, leaving some diabetics with a monthly pharmacy bill as high as their mortgage.