Minn. Attorney General Files New Paperwork To Support Accretive Lawsuit
The Minnesota attorney general, who is suing Accretive Health over its patient bill-collection practices, filed a memorandum in federal court citing additional patient claims to buttress the action against the debt-collector.
Modern Healthcare: New Patient Claims Added To Accretive Case
Minnesota's attorney general filed a memorandum in federal court with new patient claims to support the state's lawsuit against Accretive Health. … The memorandum includes affidavits from an additional 10 patients (Lee, 7/12).
(St. Paul) Pioneer Press: Accretive Health: Swanson Adds More Cases To Lawsuit Critical Of Collection Practices At Hospitals
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson has filed more paperwork to support her legal claims against Accretive Health Inc., this time highlighting cases of what she calls "reprehensible" collection tactics in emergency rooms while children were being treated. Swanson's filing Thursday, July 12, responded to an Accretive Health motion earlier this month in which the Chicago-based health care consulting firm asked a judge to dismiss Swanson's second amended complaint. Swanson alleges that Accretive Health violated state and federal privacy laws, state debt-collection laws and state consumer-protection laws through its work from 2010 to 2012 at Minneapolis-based Fairview Health Services (Snowbeck, 7/12).