As part of an ongoing investigation, Propublica published a lengthy article by Paul Kiel titled For Nebraska’s Poor, Get Sick and Get Sued. The article discusses the practice of use of litigation to collect delinquent healthcare accounts in the State of Nebraska. It is clear that Mr. Kiel spent a considerable amount of time researching the story before publication. The story is less than flattering to the debt collection industry.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., — Frost-Arnett today announced it is relocating its headquarters to a new Nashville address in August that more than doubles the space of its current downtown office. Frost-Arnett, a leader in the Accounts Receivable Management for the healthcare industry, will move from its 16,000 square-foot downtown headquarters on James Robertson Parkway to a […]
ROUND ROCK, Texas ― Waypoint Resource Group, an outsourcing provider of key accounts receivable management (ARM) services, today announced its official launch, along with a suite of solutions focused on improving credit payment outcomes and relationships between companies and consumers. Waypoint is an affiliate company of TG, a long-standing, well-respected federal student loan guarantor and government contractor […]
Two attorneys — one for collections, one for consumers — talk through urgency channels, convenience fees, and due dates. It’s another example of how language that, on the surface, seems helpful and clarifying for a collection agency, can also be seen as deceptive, by a consumer attorney, to the Least Sophisticated Consumer.
NORCROSS, Ga. – Hollis Cobb Associates announces its acquisition of Healthcare Financial Services, located in Jackson, Mississippi. This represents Hollis Cobb’s fifth acquisition in the past three years as they continue their national leadership as outsourcers of the revenue cycles within the healthcare provider market. This acquisition is significant as it represents the largest deal […]
Late last week Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Bob Menendez (D-NJ), and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) introduced the Medical Debt Relief Act. The legislation would prevent medical debt from damage consumers’ credit scores after it has been paid off or settled. They argue that, as opposed to credit card debt or loans […]
You may not know that insideARM maintains a “TCPA Resources” page to provide the ARM community a destination for timely and topical information at any time on The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”). This page is generously supported by LexisNexis Risk Solutions. See it here or find it in our main navigation bar from any page on insideARM.com. […]
On February 12 the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued an opinion affirming that “prior express consent” will defeat a TCPA claim. The case, Baisden, et al. v. Credit Adjustments, Inc., arose out of an appeal of a District Court Summary Judgment Order.
The series provides accounts receivable management business owners with an in-depth analysis of the healthcare industry. As the whitepaper makes clear, healthcare is a very diverse sector; however, most ARM companies only focus their efforts on hospitals – the largest segment of the healthcare industry. The end result is often a lot of money on the table — opportunities that could be very lucrative, especially for operations looking to diversify and avoid concentration risk.
Camas, Wash. - The Intelitech Group™, a premiere analytics provider and consulting practice in the ARM industry, announced today it has updated its analytics offering in medical accounts receivable. This update assists agencies that use The Intelitech Group’s premiere analytics services when collecting medical debt, by providing improved accuracy in knowing the ability and willingness of account holders to […]