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Please pass the Medicare Mental Health Improvement Act? Our seniors deserve it. | Opinion

By Amanda Maurer In the 1950s, Judy was the first woman to become deputy mayor of Chatham. She organized anti-war rallies during the Korean and Vietnam Wars and advocated for peace. Later, in 2008, she campaigned for President Obama, going door to door urging her community to vote. I’m proud to call this powerful woman …

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CFPB warns Surprise Act violations cannot implicate Fair Lending Laws | JD Supra

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) prohibits debt collectors from engaging in abusive, unfair, or deceptive practices when collecting consumer debt. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) enforces the FDCPA and in a 2014 study, the CFPB determined that more than 43 million Americans have outstanding medical debt reported on their credit reports. Since …

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Challenges to the Independent Dispute Resolution Final Rule of the No Surprises Act of August 2022 | JD Supra

Controversy continues to surround the Independent Dispute Resolution (IDR) provisions of the No Surprises Act (NSA). On Nov. 18, the bipartisan leadership of the House Ways and Means Committee sent a letter to the secretaries of the Ministries of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury (departments) stating that the leadership is “seriously disappointed” with …

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The Freedom of Healthcare Act is a vital solution to runaway medical debt

The Freedom of Healthcare Act is a vital solution to runaway medical debt

As the pandemic lingers, contributing to rising inflation and the impending economic recession, Americans of all walks of life may be concerned about their medical bills. The Healthcare Freedom Act, proposed by Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas), aims to help Americans regain control of their health care spending by creating “health freedom accounts” similar to existing …

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The Freedom of Healthcare Act is a vital solution to runaway medical debt

The Freedom of Healthcare Act is a vital solution to runaway medical debt

As the pandemic lingers, contributing to rising inflation and the impending economic recession, Americans of all walks of life may be concerned about their medical bills. The Healthcare Freedom Act, proposed by Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas), aims to help Americans regain control of their health care spending by creating “health freedom accounts” similar to existing …

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