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Bedard Continues Breakdown of Model Validation Notice

One of the most common questions that has been asked about collectors using the Model Validation Notice put forth by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in Regulation F is, “Can we make any changes to it?” Collectors have asked about adding additional pieces of information, disclosures, or making other changes …

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State Names Sameer Maini as Chief Information Officer

(MADISON, Wis., Sept. 21, 2021) – State is pleased to announce Sameer Maini as its Chief Information Officer. He joins the company’s Executive Team with the goal of increasing recoveries and patient satisfaction for State’s clients through technology initiatives designed to improve and modernize the patient financial experience. “It’s not every …

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15M Could Lose Medicaid Coverage When Pandemic Ends: Study

When the federal government declares the COVID-19 public health emergency to finally be over, as many as 15 million individuals could lose their health insurance coverage through Medicaid, according to a new study, which would likely result in a lot more medical debt to be collected for the accounts receivable …

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Mass. Leg. Holds Hearing on Caller ID Bill

A hearing was held yesterday before the Massachusetts state legislature on a bill that would require companies calling individuals in that state and using a Caller ID number displaying a Massachusetts area code to have a physical presence in the state or face fines of up to $10,000 per call. …

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Compliance Digest – September 20

I’m thrilled to announce that Bedard Law Group is the new sponsor for the Compliance Digest. Bedard Law Group, P.C. – Compliance Support – Defense Litigation – Nationwide Complaint Management – Turnkey Speech Analytics. And Our New BLG360 Program – Your Low Monthly Retainer Compliance Solution. Visit www.bedardlawgroup.com, email John H. Bedard, Jr., or call (678) 253-1871. Every week, …

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Student Loan Debt Holding Individuals Back: Report

Student loan debt is keeping a lot of people from accomplishing their financial objectives, according to a report released by the National Association of Realtors, including buying a home, taking a vacation, and starting a family, while also forcing more individuals to take second jobs or work where they are …

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Renters at Risk as COVID Assistance Plans Expire: CFPB

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Millions of individuals who rent apartments or homes nationwide are at risk of “economic harms” as programs created to help individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic are coming to an end, according to a report issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and companies in the accounts receivable management industry might …

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