JUDGE GRANTS MSJ FOR DEFENDANT IN FDCPA CASE OVER COMMUNICATION ISSUES
- You ever have a situation where you and someone else just don’t see eye to eye on anything? A debt collector is having that problem with a husband and wife, where both sides agree that a debt is owed, but disagree on just about everything that happened after that debt was placed with the collector. Fortunately for the collector, a District Court judge in Washington has granted its motion for summary judgment, thanks to transcripts of the call recordings between both sides and the mailbox rule.
HOSPITALS SEE INCREASE IN ‘ADVERSE’ REVENUE CYCLE IMPACTS: REPORT
- Three-quarters of hospitals have experienced “adverse revenue cycle impacts” as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and 27% reported higher levels of bad debt or uncompensated care, according to the results of a report that were released last week.
FEDERAL GOV’T ANNOUNCES CRACKDOWN ON DISCRIMINATION IN FINANCIAL SERVICES
- It might not specifically mention debt collection or the accounts receivable management industry, but everyone’s ears should still be perking up after a number of departments within the federal government on Friday announced a crackdown on discrimination in the financial services industry.
HOW EXPERTS ARE INTERPRETING LATEST LEGAL RULINGS
- Each week, AccountsRecovery.net publishes summaries of legal rulings that are impacting the accounts receivable management industry. But those summaries don’t necessarily provide insight into what you need to do — if anything — as a result of those rulings. For that, I turn to the experts. Every week, the top legal minds of the industry weigh in on those rulings, providing much-needed context and insight to help you better understand the rulings and be better informed when making important decisions. This week, Rick Perr, Dale Golden, Chris Morris, Helen Mac Murray, Mitch Williamson, and Shannon Miller share their wisdom with you. This series is sponsored by Bedard Law Group.
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