After a protracted feeling-out process, a robust secondary market for the sale and purchase of medical accounts has developed as economic and other forces challenge primary buyers.
On the heels of the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which was signed into law last March, comes a wave of focus, if not obsession, on patient satisfaction surveys.
It wasn’t long ago that major players in the debt buying and collection industry looked at health care receivables like candy waiting to be devoured. But those same ARM giants would soon discover they could not apply the same model used in the consumer credit market to health care.
Today I am pleased to introduce our latest series, The Healthcare Issue, sponsored by Probate Finder OnDemand. In the coming weeks—give or take—insideARM.com will publish an array of healthcare-focused content to examine the diverse ways the American healthcare system impacts ARM companies,