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Daily Digest – March 7. Both Agency Owner and Plaintiffs’ Attorneys File Appeal in RICO Case; How Healthcare Company Increased Collections By 7200%

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BOTH AGENCY OWNER AND PLAINTIFFS’ ATTORNEYS HE ACCUSED OF RICO VIOLATIONS FILE APPEALS

  • In the latest development in an ongoing case that is being closely watched by everyone in the ARM industry, both the plaintiff and the defendants in a case filed by a collection agency owner against a number of plaintiffs’ attorneys accused of engaging in a “mafia” style racketeering scheme by soliciting clients and then filing class-action lawsuits have separately appealed rulings to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. The plaintiff is appealing a motion to dismiss the lawsuit while the defendants are appealing a motion denying sanctions.

 

CFPB HQ DEALING WITH RAT ‘INFESTATION’: REPORT

  • The headquarters of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is dealing with a rat infestation, according to a published report. A spokesman for the agency confirmed there is a rodent problem in the building, related to ongoing construction on a couple of floors of the six-storey building. Employees for the agency moved into their new digs last October, after a $124 million renovation was completed.

 

IMPROVED COMMUNICATION HELPS HEALTHCARE COMPANY INCREASE COLLECTIONS BY 7200%

  • Being more proactive about communicating with patients has been a key driver of a 7,200% increase in payment collections for an Indiana healthcare organization. Goshen Health operates 20 facilities in Goshen, Indiana. Amy Floria, the chief financial officer of Goshen Health, spoke at a conference in Las Vegas this week and detailed how the company improved from collecting $2,500 per month in 2014 to $240,000 per month in 2017, according to a published report.

 

PERFORMANT RELEASES 4Q, 2017 EARNINGS

  • Performant Financial Corp. has released its fourth quarter and full-year 2017 financial reports. The company reported revenue of $33.3 million during the final three months of 2017, down from $33.8 million during the same period a year earlier. For all of 2017, the company’s revenue was $132 million, down from $141.4 million in 2016.

 

TAMPA COLLECTION AGENCY RUNS FOR CHARITY

  •  While collections agencies are not generally cast in the best of light by the general public, a local Tampa collections agency is a reminder that they not only recover money for hospitals, physicians, and other healthcare and government entities but they also give back to the community as well. Several employees and family members of Preferred Collection and Management Services participated in what has become a Tampa tradition in the 41st Running of the Publix Gasparilla Distant Classic 15K and 5K held in Tampa along beautiful Bayshore Drive.

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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.

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