Thursday, April 26, 2012

Debt Collector Is Faulted for Tough Tactics in Hospitals


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Debt Collector Is Faulted for Tough Tactics in Hospitals

By JESSICA SILVER-GREENBERG   NY Times
One of the United States' largest medical debt-collection companies is under fire in Minnesota for placing employees in hospitals and demanding patients pay before receiving treatment, documents show.
"The attorney general, Lori Swanson, also said that Accretive employees may have broken the law by not clearly identifying themselves as debt collectors."

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