Tag Archives: State Issue

Oklahoma Senate Passes Medical Collection Bill

The Oklahoma Senate has passed a bill that would prohibit healthcare providers from reporting unpaid debts to a credit reporting agency or placing them with a collection agency unless the patient was provided with a “good faith estimate” of the cost of the services prior to them being rendered. The …

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Ohio Passes Bill Shortening Statute of Limitations

The Ohio legislature has passed a bill that will reduce the statutes of limitations on filing lawsuits to collect on debts to four or six years, depending on whether a written contract exists. The bill will now proceed to Gov. Mike DeWine for his signature to become law, and he …

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Mississippi Cities Pushing For Collection Law

Cities and counties in Mississippi will be pushing the state legislature to enact a law that will allow for unpaid municipal fines to be deducted from an individual’s state tax returns, according to a published report. The Mississippi Municipal League is still finalizing its agenda in advance of the state …

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