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Healthcare Spending Costs 12% of Average Worker’s Income: Study

The cost of health insurance continues to outpace any increase in wages employees might be receiving, which means healthcare is eating up even more of the income people are bringing home every week, concludes another depressing study. This study, conducted by the Commonwealth Fund, revealed that when adding the cost …

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Kraninger Confirmation Vote Scheduled For Today: Report

A published report says that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell [R-Ky.], is planning on putting the nomination of Kathy Kraninger before the full Senate today to confirm her as the next director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. It is expected that Kraninger’s nomination will pass the Senate and …

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Agency Labeled ‘Controversial’ For Having Been Fined by BCFP

Being labeled as controversial is likely never a good thing, especially when you’re a collection agency. But a local news publication in Rhode Island has used that adjective to describe Transworld Systems, which just entered into a contract with the Cranston (R.I.) School Department to help collect unpaid school lunch …

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Getting to Know Bob Duenkel of Williams & Fudge

Like most people in the collection industry, Bob Duenkel did not grow up wanting to be a collector. But thanks to a friendly referral, he has made it his home for the past 35 years. Duenkel, who is usually in the office while most people are still sleeping soundly in …

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Daily Digest – December 5. Encore Reaches $6 Million Settlement With 42 States; In-Depth Report Details How Mulvaney Has ‘Curbed’ BCFP

The Daily Digest is sponsored by Beam Software. A Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Beam is a thought leader in portfolio management and collection software. They offer both cloud-based and on-premise solutions to accommodate the entire collection continuum. For more information, please visit www.beamsoftware.com or call (800) 212-2326.   ENCORE REACHES …

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How to Make Healthcare More Like a Trip to Disney World

Healthcare providers and revenue cycle management companies should be trying to emulate how Disney World treats its guests if they are to more effectively manage the new financial dynamic, according to a published report. Disney just wants its guests to have a good time and does everything it can to …

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In-Depth Report Details How Mulvaney Has ‘Curbed’ BCFP

Mick Mulvaney, the acting director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, gets the deep-dive treatment from the Washington Post today, which delves into how the agency has changed in the year that Mulvaney has been in charge. And what the Post concludes is that Mulvaney “and his political aides …

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