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TENET HEALTHCARE CORPORATION – CFPB Complaint

By on August 12, 2017

Date Received: 2017-05-23T00:00:00

Product: Medical debt

Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: On XXXX XXXX , 2017 a nd XXXX XXXX , 2017, a let ter for validation of debt and HIPAA V iolation was sent to Central Financial Control. The amount presumably owed {$600.00}. The letters asked for a breakdown of fees, copy of my signature from the provider stating the release of detailed medical information to them and to cease any credit bureau reporting until debt was validated by me. As of XXXX XXXX , 2017, I was provided by Central Financial Control and itemized statement that included all procedures, NOT CODED, which were performed including XXXX , XXXX , XXXX XXXX and drugs administered. Which is a violation of t he HIPAA Act. I was never provided a statement from the original creditor that would allow the release of medical information to central financial control. I had never received a bill from the original creditor nor central financial control. I have asked that the presumable debt be deleted from all XXXX CRAs.

Company: TENET HEALTHCARE CORPORATION

State/Zip: GA 310XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2491227

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