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Doctors Lament Being Forced Into Debt Collections

Doctors are “fed up” with being turned into debt collectors, blares a headline on Bloomberg. Now, instead of getting paid by insurance companies on a predictable schedule, health-care providers have to engage in an awkward dance. One moment they’re removing a pre-cancerous skin mole. The next, they’re haranguing patients to …

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McConnell Moves For Senate To Confirm Kraninger

Sen. Mitch McConnell [R-Ky.] yesterday filed a cloture motion on the nomination of Kathy Kraninger to be the next director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, which makes it appear as though the entire Senate will vote on her confirmation when it returns from its Thanksgiving break. A cloture …

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DCM Services Names Martha Hanson Chief Compliance Officer

Minneapolis, MN — November 15, 2018 — DCM Services, Inc. (DCMS) the industry leader in estate and specialty account recovery solutions, announced today the promotion of Martha Hanson to Chief Compliance Officer/Senior Counsel. Hanson, who most recently served as Director of Compliance/Senior Counsel, will continue to ensure the company meets …

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Daily Digest – November 15. Getting to Know Cortney Fleming of Wilber; Judge Grants Summary Judgment For Defense in Overshadowing Case

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.   GETTING TO …

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Trade Groups Lobby For Kraninger’s Confirmation to BCFP Post

A group of 21 trade associations from the mortgage and housing industries have sent a letter to the leadership in the Senate and the Senate Banking Committee urging the confirmation of Kathy Kraninger to be the next director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. Kraninger has already been confirmed …

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Judge Grants Summary Judgment for Defendant in Overshadowing Case

A federal judge in Illinois has granted a defendant’s motion for summary judgment after it was accused of violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by overshadowing a validation notice when it sent a second collection letter during the 30-day validation period. Acknowledging that the 30-day validation period is not …

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ConServe Planning Hiring Spree

ConServe has announced it plans to hire 200 additional employees to help manage the company’s contract to collect on unpaid tax bills owed to the Internal Revenue Service. The hires will be staffed in offices in Erie County, New York, which includes Buffalo, and Henrietta, New York, which is a …

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Getting to Know Cortney Fleming of Wilber

  Cortney Fleming is a shining example of the positive impact that the ARM industry possesses. Not just on the economy as a whole, but on the people who work in the industry. She clearly loves what she does and the people she works with, and she brings an energy …

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Daily Digest – November 14. Supreme Court to Hear Arguments in TCPA Case; Regulators File For Summary Judgment in Operation Choke Point Case

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.   SUPREME COURT …

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Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Arguments in TCPA Case

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act case that deals with whether courts have a requirement to accept how a regulator interprets a statute. The case, PDR Network v. Carlton & Harris Chiropractic, involves an unsolicited fax that was sent to the plaintiff by …

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