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Federal Gov’t Taking Notice of Increase in Healthcare Lawsuits

All of the published reports highlighting the hospital networks, especially non-profit facilities, which have been filing lawsuits against former patients with unpaid debts has made its way to Washington, D.C., and the federal government appears ready to do something about it. During a speech last week to the American Hospital …

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Compliance Digest – Sept. 16

Every week, brings you the most important news in the industry. But, with compliance-related articles, context is king. That’s why the brightest and most knowledgable compliance experts are sought to offer their perspectives and insights into the most important news of the day. Read on to hear what the …

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Jury Finds Collection Agency’s Letter Advising That Consumer Would Next Hear From An Attorney Did Not Falsely Threaten Suit In Violation Of The FDCPA

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following was written by Ronald S. Canter and is being re-published with his permission.] Stephanie Adams of Windsor, Virginia, who operates a credit repair business out of her home, was subject of collection action by Applied Business Services of Edenton, North Carolina for an unpaid medical bill. Applied sent …

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MSJ Denied in FDCPA Case Over False Name Exemption

A Magistrate judge in Florida has denied motions for summary judgment from both the plaintiff and the defendant in a case where the defendant — a hospital — is accused of violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by using the name of its in-house collection operation when filing a …

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Getting to Know Chris Taylor of National Enterprise Systems

I am thrilled to announce that the “Getting to Know” series is now being sponsored by TCN. TCN is a leading provider of cloud-based call center technology for enterprises, contact centers, BPOs, and collection agencies worldwide. Founded in 1999, TCN combines a deep understanding of the needs of call center …

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