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H.R.2086 Medical Debt Responsibility Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Sep 13, 2012 Subcommittee Hearings Held.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Financial Services - Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit

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  • 0% of users oppose H.R.2086

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    • On April 18, 2012, by chandy2121 - I'm 27 years old and its said what medical bills have done to my credit I was very sick at 20. These bills linger on your report for years even if you pay them off or not You cant help getting sick. This is an act that would help this country so much. Hard working people that ran into a rough roads could get the credit that they truly deserve. I have been trying to get these paid bills off for years. I want to buy a house and I cant even though I have the income. I pay all other bills on time. Just sad they keep selling my debt over and over again. I support this bill 100%

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      As noted by chandy2121, a user on OpenCongress.org, on April 18, 2012, "I'm 27 years old and its said what medical bills have done to my credit I was very sick at 20. These bills linger on your report for years even if you pay them off or not You cant help getting sick. This is an act that would help this country so much. Hard working people that ran into a rough roads could get the credit that they truly deserve. I have been trying to get these paid bills off for years. I want to buy a house and I cant even though I have the income. I pay all other bills on time. Just sad they keep selling my debt over and over again. I support this bill 100% "

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • H.R.2086 / S.2149 Medical Debt Responsibility Act of 2011/2012 ... - June 06, 2012 by Credit Junkie @ Austin Credit Group - A letter I have sent to my Representatives in Washington D.C. Find Yours Here: http://www.usa.gov/Contact/Elected.shtml I encourage you to do the same to keep medical debt collectors from scaring your credit score now or in ...

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      As noted by Credit Junkie @ Austin Credit Group on June 06, 2012, "A letter I have sent to my Representatives in Washington D.C. Find Yours Here: http://www.usa.gov/Contact/Elected.shtml I encourage you to do the same to keep medical debt collectors from scaring your credit score now or in ..." (/url?q=http://creditjunkie.wordpress.com/2012/06/05/h-r-2086-s-2149-medical-debt-responsibility-act-of-20112012/&sa=U&ei=SI3XT-P-MKjs2QW_wZ2zDw&ved=0CCAQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNGx4LB5YmC76K1c5D3C7nDUUrY8cw)
    • H.R.2086 / S.2149 Medical Debt Responsibility Act of 2011/2012 ... - June 06, 2012 by Credit Junkie @ Austin Credit Group - A letter I have sent to my Representatives in Washington D.C. Find Yours Here: http://www.usa.gov/Contact/Elected.shtml I encourage you to do the same to keep medical debt collectors from scaring your credit score now or in ...

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      As noted by Credit Junkie @ Austin Credit Group on June 06, 2012, "A letter I have sent to my Representatives in Washington D.C. Find Yours Here: http://www.usa.gov/Contact/Elected.shtml I encourage you to do the same to keep medical debt collectors from scaring your credit score now or in ..." (/url?q=http://creditjunkie.wordpress.com/2012/06/05/h-r-2086-s-2149-medical-debt-responsibility-act-of-20112012/&sa=U&ei=SkPWT975Ksbc2AWpsMCfDw&ved=0CCAQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNE7olxDDfuk7oI8Xho-0k2s9PoHCQ)
    • H.R.2086 / S.2149 Medical Debt Responsibility Act of 2011/2012 ... - June 06, 2012 by Credit Junkie @ Austin Credit Group - A letter I have sent to my Representatives in Washington D.C. Find Yours Here: http://www.usa.gov/Contact/Elected.shtml I encourage you to do the same to keep medical debt collectors from scaring your credit score now or in ...

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      As noted by Credit Junkie @ Austin Credit Group on June 06, 2012, "A letter I have sent to my Representatives in Washington D.C. Find Yours Here: http://www.usa.gov/Contact/Elected.shtml I encourage you to do the same to keep medical debt collectors from scaring your credit score now or in ..." (/url?q=http://creditjunkie.wordpress.com/2012/06/05/h-r-2086-s-2149-medical-debt-responsibility-act-of-20112012/&sa=U&ei=gOPUT4n_CaGQ2QX2-IipDw&ved=0CCAQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNHwLeUaMfOfsfPMJaUeYgmhzCDB_A)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Reader's view: Illness should never be a route to poverty - April 03, 2012 by Duluth News Tribune - About half of all collections are for medical bills. Some problems rise to the level of Congress. The Medical Debt Responsibility Act (H.R.2086/S.1249) is a bipartisan law to erase paid-off medical debt from credit histories within 45 days.

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      As noted by Duluth News Tribune on April 03, 2012, "About half of all collections are for medical bills. Some problems rise to the level of Congress. The Medical Debt Responsibility Act (H.R.2086/S.1249) is a bipartisan law to erase paid-off medical debt from credit histories within 45 days." (http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/event/article/id/227498/group/opinion/)
    • Reader's view: Illness should never be a route to poverty - April 03, 2012 by Duluth News Tribune - ...all collections are for medical bills. Some problems rise to the level of Congress. The Medical Debt Responsibility Act (H.R.2086/S.1249) is a bipartisan law to erase paid-off medical debt from credit histories within 45 days. A Congress whipsawed by cr

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      As noted by Duluth News Tribune on April 03, 2012, "...all collections are for medical bills. Some problems rise to the level of Congress. The Medical Debt Responsibility Act (H.R.2086/S.1249) is a bipartisan law to erase paid-off medical debt from credit histories within 45 days. A Congress whipsawed by cr" (http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/event/article/id/227498/)
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