Tag Archives: Medical Debt Collection

Colorado Enacts Medical Debt Collection Bill

The governor of Colorado yesterday signed a bill into law that will prohibit healthcare facilities from pursuing debt collection activities against individuals with unpaid medical bills unless those facilities are in compliance with federal price transparency guidelines. House Bill 1285 prohibits hospitals that are not in compliance with a price …

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California Legislature Passes AB1020

The California state Senate has followed the Assembly in passing AB1020, a bill that would restrict hospitals from selling certain patient debts, require collectors to certify that patients have been screened for public programs and financial assistance before filing a collection lawsuit, and extend the period before a debt could …

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