Limits Put On Nonprofit Hospital Debt Collection
by: Jenny Gold, NPR, June 27, 2012 3:06:00 am
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The U.S. Treasury Department last week released proposed rules to protect patients from abusive debt collection practices at nonprofit hospitals. The rules are required by the Affordable Care Act of 2010. If the Supreme Court votes to strike down the health care law, the new debt collection rules would go away.
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