Lawmakers Press Accretive Over New Billing Allegations

Law360, New York (June 21, 2012, 5:44 PM EDT) -- Medical billing company Accretive Health Inc. found itself under renewed political pressure Thursday as two Democratic lawmakers, reacting to fresh allegations of patient privacy and debt collection law violations from Minnesota’s attorney general, accused the company of stonewalling their demands for internal documents.

Reps. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., and Diana DeGette, D-Colo., released a letter sent to Accretive CEO Mary Tolan blasting the Illinois-based firm for allegedly failing to respond to an information request sent seven weeks ago. In addition, “after you canceled a May 4, 2012,...
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