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State bans medical bill collection company

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While admitting nothing, Accretive Health, a huge national bill collector for medical debt was hit with a $2.5 million fine by the State of Minnesota.

It agreed to pay the fine to settle accusations that it violated federal law requiring patients pay for service even if the patient wouldn’t afford the care received.

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