Specialty Consumer Reporting Agencies: Medical Reports
This is the fifth installment in my series about how to request your free consumer reports from specialty agencies. You can read the series starting here.
There are several nationwide companies that collect and report medical-related information about consumers. Given how important your medical information is, it’s pretty astonishing that medical information reporting is practically in the dark ages when you compare it to credit reporting. In other words, there are no nationwide bureaus that collect and report comprehensive medical records for consumers in the same way that the nationwide CRA’s do for credit. With a number of companies competing to provide electronic medical records, though, we may get to that point eventually.