Senate OKs bill targeting predatory medical debt collectors

ASSOCIATED PRESS — Legislation in Idaho to create transparency in medical bills sent to people and to rein in predatory medical debt collectors headed to the governor’s desk on Monday.

The Senate voted 32-1 to approve the measure backers call consumer protection legislation.

Republican Gov. Brad Little has been touting cutting rules and regulations in the state since he took office a little over a year ago. His spokeswoman, Marissa Hyer, declined comment on whether Little will sign the bill into law because she said he does not comment on pending legislation.

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