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Attorney General Lori Swanson says she is investigating the potential takeover of Fairview Health Services by a South Dakota-based company.
Minnesota’s attorney general is renewing a call for legislation to block utility companies from temporarily hiking their rates while they wait for state approval of permanent rate increases.
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson announced a $500,000 settlement has been made in the wake of a lawsuit against Midland Funding.
Accretive Health, Inc. will cease all operations in the state of Minnesota, as announced by Attorney General Lori Swanson on Monday.
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson has added new material to her lawsuit against a Chicago firm that helped some Minnesota hospitals collect debt from patients.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is trying to influence Minnesota’s investigation of Accretive Health.
Accretive Health Inc. has filed a motion to dismiss the Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson’s lawsuit, saying Swanson’s accusations that the company broke patient privacy laws are “factually baseless and legally indefensible.”
After a six month investigation, Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson released a six-volume report Tuesday, saying Accretive Health, a Chicago-based medical debt collection company contracted by Minneapolis-based Fairview Health Services, aggressively collected debt from patients and misused private patient information.
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is suing Accretive Health Incorporation, a debt collection agency. It stems from an incident last year when someone stole a laptop with medical information for more than 23,000 North Memorial and Fairview patients.
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson says the state needs to “create a strong tone and school culture” against bullying with more investigation, reporting and discipline around cases.
The Minnesota Attorney General is suing five short-term Internet lenders.
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson says a propane gas supplier she sued two years ago over pricing and fees has settled with the state for $450,000.
Ohio’s attorney general is backing former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s run for the White House.
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson asked a state district court Monday to rule that some core functions of state government must continue even if a lingering stalemate over the budget forces it to shut down on July 1.