Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, millions have health insurance who in the past could not afford it or qualify for it. But this new widespread adoption of insurance is creating a new class of patient that requires special attention by the healthcare providers that serve them.
A joint study from the think tank Urban Institute and debt buyer Encore Capital Group released today reported that more than 35 percent of U.S. adults with a credit report have accounts that qualify to be in some stage of the debt collection system. The average balance of those accounts is $5,178.
North American Credit Services (NACS) and Medical Services of Chattanooga was a proud sponsor for the 8th Annual Dragon Boat Festival held recently in Chattanooga, Tennessee benefiting the areas only Children’s Hospital.
C B Merchant Services, an ACA International member company in Stockton, Calif., was recently recognized as the first recipient of the Community Foundation of San Joaquin Community Partner Award.
EOS CCA, a leading business process outsourcing and receivables management company, today announced the formation of EOS Healthcare, a new division that will concentrate exclusively on the needs of healthcare systems, hospitals and physician organizations.
A U.S. District Court judge last week decided a case brought by a consumer claiming that an autodialed debt collection call to her cell phone violated the TCPA. The judge dismissed the case, ruling that by providing her cell number, she was consenting to being contacted using that method.
Capio Partners is pleased to announce a strategic leadership addition to its Advisory Board. Effective June 1st, Stan McLemore joined Capio’s Advisory Board.
Xtend Healthcare, the nation’s fastest growing healthcare revenue cycle management company, plans to open a new call center in Hendersonville that will employ approximately 275 people.
An important tool that physician practices and their revenue cycle management partners can use to mitigate their risk of not getting paid on the back end is the Credit Card on File system.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Tuesday released a research report that found consumers’ credit scores may be overly penalized for medical debt that goes into collections and shows up on their credit report. According to the study, credit scoring models may underestimate the creditworthiness of consumers who owe medical debt in collections.