Latest Brief in Nevada Medical Debt Law Appeal Sticks to First Amendment Arguments and State and Federal Law Interplay

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The plaintiffs-appellants contest deprivation of constitutional rights in Nevada’s medical debt law and First Amendment violations preventing collectors from engaging in a lawful business and helping consumers resolve their accounts. Editor’s note: This article is available for members only. 06/08/2022 2:00 P.M. 5 minute read The plaintiffs-appellants in the case challenging the Nevada medical debt […]

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ACA SearchPoint of the Week: State Communication Chart

 

Updates reflect medical debt notice requirements in Nevada, New Mexico and Washington. Editor’s note: This article is available for members only. 04/18/2022 3:00 P.M. 1 minute read ACA International’s compliance department has updated the following ACA SearchPoint® document to reflect state medical debt notice requirements: State Communication Chart This chart is a brief overview of state communication […]

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Nevada Hospital Association Amicus Brief in Support of 9th Circuit Appeal Outlines Impact of S.B. 248 on Medical Providers

 

The Nevada Hospital Association brief was filed after ACA’s call to action for medical providers to support the appeal, which seeks clarity on requirements in the state’s medical debt law. Editor’s Note: This article is available for members only. 04/14/2022 3:00 P.M. 5 minute read The Nevada Hospital Association has filed an amicus brief in […]

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Ahmed v. Richland Holdings: Court Denies Debt Collector’s Motion for Attorney’s Fees

 

This case involves the debt collector’s request for fees after successfully defeating the consumers’ FDCPA claims. The court found that the consumers’ FDCPA claims, although unsuccessful, were not brought in bad faith. Therefore, the debt collector was not entitled to attorney’s fees. 02/28/2022 4:15 P.M. 3 minute read Ahmed v. Richland Holdings, Inc., No. 219CV1925JCMDJA, […]

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