Tag Archives: Maryland

January 1 Means New Laws Now in Effect

Along with college football and resolutions, January 1 is also a day when new laws often take effect, and there are some that went into effect that apply to the accounts receivable management industry. At the federal level, the No Surprises Act is now in effect, even though a lawsuit …

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Senators Ask CFPB to ‘Address’ Medical Debt Collection

A group of Senate Democrats are calling on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to prohibit reporting medical debt collection tradelines to credit bureaus, further limiting the number of communication attempts beyond what is included in Regulation F, and know whether a consumer is appealing the denial of coverage with his …

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Maryland Healthcare Collection Bill Becomes Law

By virtue of not signing it into law or vetoing it while it sat on the governor’s desk for 30 days, healthcare debt collection legislation in Maryland has become law, which, while not as restrictive as it was when it was introduced, will still require healthcare providers and debt collectors …

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Maryland Legislature Passes Medical Collection Bills

The Maryland Senate and House of Representatives each have voted unanimously to approve their own versions of a bill that affect how medical debts are collected, but opponents of the measure were able to get a key provision removed from the bills that would have established a threshold for which …

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