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Medical Debt Collection

When medical receivables become aged, healthcare providers will enlist the help of the ARM industry to collect the debt. The medical, or healthcare, sector of the debt collection industry is robust, with specialty debt buyers, collection agencies and collection law firms providing service. A typical account usually involves a self-pay portion of treatment costs not covered by insurance or government programs which needs to be paid by the patient. Some medical offices also offer financing for their services and for certain elective procedures, loans which could go into default.

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Circuit Court Sides with Debt Collector in Reversing Controversial TCPA Ruling

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday unanimously reversed a lower court ruling in Mais v. Gulf Coast Collection Bureau, a case that was extremely controversial in the debt collection industry due to the district judge deliberately ignoring an FCC ruling regarding consent to call a cell phone. Monday’s decision and opinion is seen as a major victory for debt collectors.