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Hospital Council and our endorsed business partner Managed Care Advisory Group (MCAG), a third-party filing expert, would like to inform members that a $5.54 billion settlement has been reached to compensate merchants for excessive interchange fees. The deadline for submitting your claim form is Aug. 30

What’s Next?  

It may take time and resources to verify the details and calculations on your claim form against your records, as it’s based on “defendant-supplied” data. By registering with MCAG, its experts will review the figures supplied by the administrator, as well as all other available data, ensuring you receive every dollar entitled to you under the settlement.  

Register with MCAG on its website by Aug. 15 to ensure a timely filing, or email for assistance. MCAG’s experienced team will guide you through the process and maximize your compensation.   

Payment Card Settlement Disclaimer: Claim forms were delivered and available online in December 2023. No-cost assistance is available from the Class Administrator and Class Counsel during the claims-filing period. No one is required to sign up with any third-party service in order to participate in any monetary relief. For additional information regarding the status of the litigation, interested persons may visit, the court-approved website for this case.