Hospital Now Under Scrutiny in Accretive Medical Debt Collection Case

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The Accretive Health saga may be largely over, but repercussions are still being felt by its former client, Fairview Health, according to a report by the Minnesota Star Tribune.

When the Minnesota attorney general’s office came after medical debt collection agency Accretive Health earlier this year for allegedly engaging in strong-arm collection tactics, the company maintained that no Accretive employee was directly involved, and by implication, it was hospital staff who reportedly engaged in the bad practices. Even after settling with the attorney general in July for $2.5 million, Accretive repeated its claim that none of its employees were engaged in the actions for which it was accused.

A recent investigation shows that they might have been right.

Read all about it on our sister site, insidePatientFinance.com.

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