Appeal from the United States District Court
for the Southern District of Ohio at Cincinnati.
No. 1:15-cv-00587—Michael R. Barrett, District Judge.
Argued: April 27, 2017
Decided and Filed: July 21, 2017
Before: GUY, SILER, and DONALD, Circuit Judges.
BERNICE BOUIE DONALD, Circuit Judge. The primary question on appeal is whether
the appellees’ collection of medical bills from the appellant was conduct prohibited by Ohio
Revised Code § 1751.60. Because Controlled Credit Corporation (“CCC”) is not subject to Ohio
Rev. Code § 1751.60, we AFFIRM the district court’s grant of a judgment on the pleadings.
Because Professional Radiology, Inc. (“PRI”) and M.D. Business Solutions, Inc. (“MDB”)’s
collection efforts sought payment directly from the appellant, there was a violation of Ohio Rev.
Code § 1751.60 and we REVERSE the district court’s grant of PRI’s and MDB’s motion to