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Baker Donelson

CFPB warns Surprise Act violations cannot implicate Fair Lending Laws | JD Supra

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) prohibits debt collectors from engaging in abusive, unfair, or deceptive practices when collecting consumer debt. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) enforces the FDCPA and in a 2014 study, the CFPB determined that more than 43 million Americans have outstanding medical debt reported on their credit reports. Since …

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Holland & Hart - Health Law Blog

OCR Tackles Health Care Discrimination Experienced by Deaf and Hard of Hearing Patients | JD Supra

The Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“OCR”) has entered into a Voluntary Resolution Agreement (“Agreement”) with CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs (“CHI”) to ensure that there are effective communication arrangements in a healthcare facility. facility for deaf or hard of hearing patients. The settlement resolves a …

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The Volkov Law Group

Modernizing Medicine Settles False Claims Act Violations for $45 Million | JD Supra

The Department of Justice continues to rack up health care enforcement action — misrepresentation, anti-bribery and fraud. The DOJ is on course for a banner year. In a recent enforcement action, Modernizing Medicine (“ModMed”), an electronic health records (“EHR”) provider, agreed to pay $45 million for violations of the AKS and the False Claims Act …

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Saul Ewing LLP

The 2022 evolution of the law without surprise | JD Supra

The No Surprises Act (“NSA”) is a federal law that came into force on January 1, 2022. The NSA statute was enacted under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 and was implemented by three rules provisional appointments announced jointly by the Office of Personnel Management within the Department of Treasury, Department of Labor and Department of …

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Husch Blackwell LLP

Final Rules Issued on Private Plans Under Colorado’s Family and Paid Medical Leave Insurance Act | JD Supra

On November 1, 2022, the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Division (the Division) of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment adopted final rules that employers must follow to offer private plans under the Colorado’s Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI) Act. Employers who already offer generous family leave benefits to employees have considered …

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