A-fordable Billing Solution, a medical, mental health, and substance abuse treatment billing assistance company, expresses appreciation for Oregon Senator, Jeff Merkley’s legislation focused on helping those with medical debt.
Pasadena, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/18/2013 -- The Senator’s legislation titled the Medical Debt Responsibility Act will potentially help close to seventy-five million United States citizens by eliminating the effect medical debt has on someone’s credit score. Senator Merkley does not believe that the misfortune of an accident or illness, and subsequent financial burdens, should impact the individual’s mortgage payments or credit card interest charges.
As the law stands today, medical debt collections continue to negatively impact a person’s credit score, even after the balance of the debt has been paid off. Buying a home, applying for and being approved for a credit card, and applying for a loan are extremely difficult when someone has had medical debt in the past.
The Medical Debt Responsibility Act will prohibit consumer credit agencies from using a person’s medical debt as a factor in determining that individual’s available credit amounts. Additionally, the Act requires elimination of medical debt from someone’s credit record within 45 days of the person making the final debt payment.
A-fordable Billing Solution understands the need for the Medical Debt Responsibility Act. The team at A-fordable has 30 years of combined experience providing medical billing solutions in the mental health and substance abuse field, specifically handling human resources, software, and medicine and technology. A-fordable has become an expert at providing billing services to its individual and business clients, and is now one of the most efficient medical billing companies in the marketplace.
With a team of trained health insurance billing and coding specialists, A-fordable handles the technical side of medical billing and insurance coding in smart, cost-effective, and simple ways to save its clients time, money, and stress. The team at A-fordable knows the impact the costs of an accident or illness can have on an individual or a business long-term, and therefore, agrees with the agenda of the Medical Debt Responsibility Act.
About A-fordable Billing Solution
A-fordable Billing Solution, located in Pasadena, California, is a leading provider of medical billing and coding services to individuals and businesses, mainly for costs endured through mental health and substance abuse treatment programs. With specialists in the field, the goal is to streamline the technical side of medical billing and insurance billing for the company’s clients.
A-fordable Billing Solution
133 N. Altadena Drive Suite 401
Pasadena, California 91107
Office: (626) 797-9977
Fax: (626) 844-2977
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