"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 »
An email spammer and his company have settled federal charges that they sent deceptive emails in advance of the Affordable Care Act roll-out, claiming consumers would be violating the law if they did not click a link to enroll in health insurance. more »