The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act – Explained
View counts: 204
Video duration: 00:02:28
Enhancements are coming to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act before the end of 2021. Before we review the changes, we take a look at the set of laws that date back to 1977, which establish certain requirements and restrictions on debt collectors. We look at provisions in the Act and remedies for consumers.
0:00 Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Fighting Forward Guide (with sample letters):
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) guide:
Updated Free Weekly Credit Reports video:
How to Dispute a Debt:
Dispute by mail:
Dispute by phone: Call the number on your report
Dispute by mail: P.O. Box 740256, Atlanta, GA 30374-0256Dispute by phone: (866) 349-5191
Dispute by mail: P.O. Box 2000, Chester, PA 19016-2000Dispute by phone: 1 (800) 916-8800
Support HealthWatch Wisconsin with a tax deductible donation:
Visit our official website:
Want to get in touch with us? Send an email:
About HealthWatch Wisconsin:
HealthWatch Wisconsin is a nonprofit subsidiary of ABC for Health, Inc. working to promote improved access to health care coverage and services. HealthWatch Wisconsin actively shares materials, education, and trainings with health care professionals and consumers.
On our YouTube channel, you will find content about health insurance and coverage programs like Medicaid, social security programs, and private health insurance. We stay on top of current events, policy, and rule changes. We also cover topics that intersect with health coverage for vulnerable populations, such as food, energy, and housing assistance programs. You will also find content on programs specific to Wisconsin such as: BadgerCare Plus eligibility, enrollment, and program rules and disability program rules and features for adults as well as children with special health care needs (CYSHCN). Finally, we share some tips and advocacy strategies.
Go To YouTube Channel
how to dispute debt collection on credit report