BILL INTRODUCED IN N.J. TO RESTRICT HEALTHCARE COLLECTION EFFORTS
- A bill has been introduced in the New Jersey legislature that would require healthcare facilities to wait until at least 90 days after a patient has been first billed for services and require those facilities to provide specific repayment options before placing the account with a collection agency.
BRIEFS FILED IN DEFENSE OF CFPB’S LEADERSHIP STRUCTURE
- Those lining up to defend the current leadership structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, including the House of Representatives, 23 state attorneys general, and a large number of consumer advocacy groups all filed their amicus briefs with the Supreme Court earlier this week.
MARYLAND LAWMAKERS INTRODUCE BILL TO RAISE GARNISHMENT EXEMPTIONS
- A bill has been introduced in the Maryland state legislature that would increase the amount of money that individuals would be able to protect when their wages or assets are garnished as a result of debt collection lawsuit.
YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS YOUR MOST VALUABLE ASSET — PROTECT IT
- Tuesday, January 28, 2020 is National Data Privacy Day. It is a day celebrated worldwide as a reminder to all of us that our personal data is an asset worth protecting.
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