Bill Introduced to Prohibit Medical Creditors from Reporting Medical Debt to Credit Reporting Agencies


On May 2, 2022, Bill A3802 was introduced in the New Jersey Assembly to prohibit medical creditors from reporting any portion of a medical debt, alleged to be unpaid, to any collection or credit reporting agency, bureau, or data collection facility. “Medical creditor” is defined as any person who purchases a debt arising from the receipt of healthcare services, or any health care provider that provides health care services and to whom the consumer owes money for health care services.

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Lani M. Dornfeld, CHPC | 973.403.3136 |
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