Both the FTC and the CFPB filed comments to the May 6, 2016 FCC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking related to the TCPA. We would have liked to have seen more specific suggestions, especially from the CFPB, which has been studying the topic for years now.
Yesterday’s announcement that Ontario Systems (Ontario) had acquired Columbia Ultimate Business Systems (CUBS) was big news in the ARM industry. These two companies been competitors for years. Both have very mature products that are installed and used at major “players” in our space. Both companies have a large number of third party agency clients. However, what is interesting is that both companies had also expanded into adjacent vertical markets. insideARM contacted Ontario management to ask for further insight into the transaction and for comment on questions we believe the industry is asking.
Data company expands product suite to include both batch and manual skip tracing solutions CEDAR FALLS, IA – June 14, 2016 – After two years of offering exclusively batch skip tracing products, LocateSmarter is expanding its product suite with the addition of a manual skip tracing platform called LocateSmarter Online. Projected to be released this […]
Ontario Systems announced today that it has acquired Columbia Ultimate Business Systems (CUBS™) of Vancouver, Wash. Joining together two ARM market software and services experts, the acquisition will benefit both organizations’ customers through expanded product offerings and access to an even broader set of compliance consulting services.
The second annual First Party Summit will take place October 17-19, 2016, at the Eaglewood Resort & Spa just outside Chicago. Last year the inaugural event sold out. Preview the agenda now, and sign up so you don’t miss the opportunity.
On Monday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced a lawsuit against payment processor Intercept Corporation, accusing the company of enabling their clients to withdraw millions of dollars of funds fraudulently from consumer accounts. The lawsuit also names two top Intercept executives, Bryan Smith and Craig Dresser, for allegedly ignoring “clear signs of brazen fraud” by their clients.
OGDEN, Utah – PDCflow, a leader in account receivables payment and compliance automation, announced the completion of it’s PCI-DSS Audit for Level 1 Compliance, the most rigorous, industry-recognized payment-card security standard available globally. PCI Compliance is an ongoing process and PDCflow maintaining this level of PCI Compliance means that all businesses and healthcare facilities utilizing […]
Does IT play an integral role in your collections operations? If not, your company’s productivity is likely to suffer. Intentional or not, the various departments within your organization may fall back on operating within functional silos. When that happens, redundancies occur that lead to weakened productivity. IT, in particular, must act as an integrated, company-wide […]
MUNCIE, Ind. – Ontario Systems, a leading accounts receivable management (ARM) and healthcare revenue cycle management (RCM) technology and services provider, has hired two industry leaders in healthcare RCM, Shawn Yates and Mike Mullins. Continuing its growth from 2015, Ontario brings in new healthcare talent to continue building the most robust RCM team for the […]
Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill held a passionate debate about “robocalls” on Wednesday, during a hearing about the effectiveness of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). We predicted that it would be “fascinating,” and it certainly turned out that way. At the Senate Commerce Committee’s “The Telephone Consumer Protection Act at 25: Effects on […]