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Medical Debt Malpractice

2-page Fact Sheet based on report
Last updated: 4/11/2017

This is a 2-page fact sheet summarizing the key findings of the April 2017 report "Medical Debt Malpractice" by U.S. PIRG Education Fund and Frontier Group. The report is based on an analyis of over 17,000 medical debt collection collection complaints in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Public Consumer Complaint Database. Here is a figure showing that 63% of complaints were for debt that was never owed, already paid, or never verified.

Medical Debt Complaints Pie Chart

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