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Evan J. Albright

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Contributing Editor Evan J. Albright is an award-winning writer with a lengthy resume in journalism, corporate communications, marketing, public relations, and advertising. In addition to his work with insideARM, Evan is a freelance writer, usually loaning out his pen as an executive ghostwriter. In his spare time he writes history, for peer-reviewed journals (most recently, “Three Lives of an African American Pioneer: William Henry Lewis 1868-1949” in Massachusetts Historical Review, Vol. 13, 2011), and for books and magazines (including the forthcoming Man Who Owned a Wonder of the World). Evan was born and raised in Oregon, and currently lives on Cape Cod in Massachusetts.

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ACA, HFMA Seek Input on Medical Debt Collection Standards

ACA International, the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), and other stakeholder organizations representing credit bureaus, consumer protection agencies, and more, earlier this month distributed to their respective members proposed medical collection guidelines that, when finalized, sponsors hope will find wide acceptance by the healthcare industry and its business partners.

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Tonetti: CFPB Supervision to Create ‘Level Playing Field’ for Credit Market Participants

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s expanding supervision program is not only essential to American consumers, it also seeks to engender an equitable field of play for all participants—large and small, bank and non-bank—in the U.S. credit markets. So says John Tonetti, debt collection program manager in the Research, Markets, and Regulation Division of the Consumer […]


Sen. Franken Hearing on Accretive: Five Takeaways Every Health Care Collection Professional Needs to Know

The hearing also may serve as a portent of future changes, as Franken, who has in the past sponsored legislation tightening restrictions on collections practices, has promised that the hearing represented only a beginning and that he would “look into whether we can do more to strengthen our federal laws” regarding patient debt and collections practices.


Health Care Debt Collection Draws Attention of Politicians Everywhere

The Minnesota Attorney General’s scathing report into collection practices by Accretive Health may have attracted the attention of the federal U.S. Health and Human Services Department. It’s the latest group to wade into the medical debt collection fray, a group that includes a state attorney general, a federal agency, U.S. Representatives and Senators, and the mayor of a major city.