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Daily Digest – May 17. Medical Debt Lawsuits Being Scrutinized, Agencies Would Be Wise To Be On Ball; O’Rielly Speaks About Robocalls

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MEDICAL DEBT LAWSUITS BEING SCRUTINIZED, AGENCIES WOULD BE WISE TO BE ON THE BALL

  • More consumer advocates and non-profit organizations are looking at the lawsuits filed either by or on behalf of healthcare facilities against individuals who have not paid their medical bills, and making accusations that those lawsuits are being filed against individuals who might be eligible to receive charity care.

COMPLIANCE DIGEST OFFERS INSIGHTS FROM INDUSTRY’S LEADING MINDS ON HOT-BUTTON TOPICS

  • Want to hear what Kelly Knepper-Stephens David Kaminski, Matt Kiefer, Rick Perr, Mitch Williamson, Brent Yarborough, Joann Needleman, and Nicole Strickler have to say on the most important compliance topics affecting the industry today? Click here to read their perspectives in AccountsRecovery.net’s Compliance Digest, sponsored by Applied Innovation.

O’RIELLY TOUTS LEGIT ROBOCALLS, NEED FOR TCPA REFORM, BUT SAYS MORE HAVE TO SPEAK UP

  • Speaking yesterday before the audience at ACA International’s Washington Insights Fly-In conference, Michael O’Rielly, a commissioner at the Federal Communications Commission, sought to differentiate between legitimate and illegal robocalls, but his remarks are being portrayed in the media as kowtowing and “knowing his audience well,” according to a published report.

APPEALS COURT RULES FDCPA SOL CLOCK STARTS WHEN ALLEGED VIOLATION OCCURS

  • For the second time, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled on a case that seeks to determine when the statute of limitations on a potential violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act occurs, determining that an individual does not need to receive notice of the violation before the statute of limitations starts.

SOLUTIONS BY TEXT APPLAUDS CFPB FOR FORWARD-THINKING PROPOSED DEBT COLLECTION RULE

  • Solutions by Text wants to applaud the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in understanding the popularity of communicating via text message and incorporating that communication channel in its proposed rule implementing the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

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