Accretive Leaves Minn., Pays $2.5M To Settle Billing Suit

Law360, New York (July 30, 2012, 6:39 PM EDT) -- Accretive Health Inc. will pay $2.5 million and stop doing business in Minnesota to resolve allegations its medical billing practices violated consumer protection laws, the company said Monday, a significant victory for state Attorney General Lori Swanson even though the company admitted no wrongdoing.

The deal ends a brief but intense legal feud between Chicago-based Accretive and Swanson, who kicked off her public campaign against the firm in January when she sued over alleged violations of patient privacy in connection with the theft of a company...
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