"We don't pay any attention to medical debt simply because medical billing is so confusing and it's difficult to tell whether or not the person actually owes the money," said Robert Messer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of the $2.4 billion-asset American National Bank of Texas based in Terrell.
When Fair Isaac Co. announced a new credit scoring model last week, it earned significant media attention and won praise for helping consumers marred by medical debt to boost their scores. more »
ITT Educational Services Inc. has seen a large drop in its stock price and other woes amid a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau lawsuit and tightening regulatory scrutiny of for-profit colleges nationwide. more »