The FTC finally released its recommendations for FDCPA reform after holding a workshop on the topic in October 2007. The changes could mean more work, and more money paid to consumers, for collectors.
CHANTILLY, Va. – Online Resources Corporation (Nasdaq: ORCC), a leading provider of web-based financial services, today reported financial and operating results for the three months and full year ended December 31, 2008. Fourth Quarter 2008 Revenue was $37.2 million, down 2 percent from $38.1 million in fourth quarter 2007, reflecting the departure of three large [...]
The U.S. Commerce Department said today that the economy in the fourth quarter of 2008 fared much worse than initially reported, contracting at an annual rate of 6.2 percent rather than the 3.8 percent contraction reported in January. The revision makes the fourth quarter of 2008 the worst quarter for gross domestic product performance since [...]
An industry expert explores the importance of Initial Right Party Connect and how to maximize collection efforts based on the first impression.
Chicago – The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) recently reviewed Mede’s Performance Analytics Product Suite using the Peer Review process. After undergoing the rigorous review, the Mede Performance Analytics Product Suite has been granted the “Peer Reviewed by HFMA” designation. Mede’s Performance Analytics Product Suite provides on-demand performance analytics with executive dashboards and the ability [...]
HORSHAM, PA – NCO Group, Inc. (“NCO”), a global provider of business process outsourcing services, announced today that it was selected by Customer Interaction Solutions magazine as the silver winner of the 2008 MVP Quality Award for the second consecutive year. This prestigious award recognizes NCO’s place as a leader in the customer relationship management [...]
Brown & Joseph, Ltd. announces the opening of a new law firm in Mexico City. Chris Cappuccilli, CEO says, “Unlike most agencies that forward their claims to outside counsel and hope for the best, Brown & Joseph has hired two attorneys in Mexico and now has an exclusive relationship for our US clients.” In the [...]
CHELMSFORD, Mass. – Aspect, a unified communications (UC) solutions provider, today announced its placement in the 2009 Training Top 125, a ranking of organizations that excel at human capital development, as determined by Training Magazine. Aspect was recognized for delivering comprehensive training and employee development programs through Aspect® Education Services that support the company’s UC [...]
Collingswood, NJ: Net Gain Marketing, Inc. (NGM) and Consolidated Business Services (CBS) today announced the formation of a strategic alliance enabling the firms to work together to help large business vendors for Federal agencies, notably the United States Department of Education (ED), find and pre-qualify small businesses subcontractors. This service is provided at no cost [...]
The hospital industry pushed for the expansion of Medicaid as a safety net for the growing number of uninsured patients and the hospitals who care for them. However, the health care providers poised to benefit the most may be retail clinics, such as those owned by pharmacy chains Walgreens and CVS. Most retail clinics now [...]