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Injured workers protected from bad credit scores under new law

TRENTON, N.J. – Under a law signed by the governor today and sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer, medical providers are prohibited from reporting unpaid workers’ compensation charges to collection and credit reporting agencies. “Workers comp cases can be long and drawn out and medical bills can pile up,” said...

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Dancer bill protecting injured workers from bad credit scores goes to governor’s desk

TRENTON, N.J. – Today the Assembly voted unanimously to pass a bill (A1697), sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer, that prohibits medical providers from reporting unpaid workers’ compensation charges to collection and credit reporting agencies. It now goes to the governor for consideration. “Workers comp cases can be long and...

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