Accretive Health Calls Minn. AG's Claims 'Simply Wrong'

Law360, New York (July 3, 2012, 4:44 PM EDT) -- Accretive Health Inc. on Monday hammered away at the latest allegations of unethical medical billing practices lobbed by Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson, telling a court that a consumer protection lawsuit doesn’t demonstrate illegal conduct and should be thrown out.

The motion to dismiss comes two weeks after Swanson upped the ante in her headline-grabbing battle with Accretive, filing a new complaint in which patients allege being shaken down for payment while they bled profusely or had tubes inserted in their throats.

“Many of these so-called...
To view the full article, register now.