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.
Appearing before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs on June 10, 2014, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray focused on enforcement efforts of the bureau and complaint numbers, including those related to debt collection.
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.
Account Control Technology Holdings, Inc. (ACT Holdings), the parent company of debt management and collection leader Account Control Technology, Inc. (ACT) today announced its acquisition of Convergent Resources Holdings, LLC (Convergent). The acquisition creates a diversified business process outsourcing (BPO) organization with a total of 20 offices and more than 3,900 employees.
The Idaho Supreme Court in late March upheld a lower court decision to reduce the attorney’s fees paid to a collection law firm that won default judgments against three separate medical debtors. The unanimous decision noted that ARM firms may not ask for attorney’s fees that are greater than the amount of the original debt.
BillingTree, one of the nation’s leading on-demand payment solution providers, today announced an extension of its partnership with Ontario Systems, a leading receivables management technology and services provider, to provide integrated electronic payment support for the highly successful Artiva Healthcare revenue cycle management system.
insideARM.com’s annual Best Places to Work in Collections program, now in its seventh year, is officially open for registration!