Healthcare

Article Spotlights ‘Aggressive’ Collections of Healthcare Debt by Hospitals

A non-profit investigative journalism organization that has had its sights set on “aggressive” medical collections for more than a year has published another report, this time detailing instances where hospitals are still enforcing judgments against individuals during the coronavirus pandemic. The report details the plight of two individuals, one of …

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More Healthcare Facilities Stopping Debt Collection Activities

A growing number of healthcare organizations are announcing that they are stopping all debt collection activities to help individuals suffering financially through the coronavirus pandemic. TRA Medical Imaging, which bills itself as one of the nation’s largest physician-owned imaging practices in the nation, serving 12 outpatient facilities in the Pacific …

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Idaho Gov. Signs Collection Bill Into Law

Idaho Governor Brad Little signed the Idaho Patient Act into law yesterday, which will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2021. The bill, which passed 49-20 in the state House and 32-1 in the Senate, attempts to crack down on what it deems to be “aggressive” collection of medical debts …

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