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Start With the Basics, and Make it Easy for Government Debtors to Pay

  It might seem obvious, but the easiest part of the collections process for a debtor should be paying their bill – But it isn’t always. People prefer different means of payment: Older generations still prefer sending checks in the mail, while Millennials tend to opt...

Call Insurance Companies the Right Way, and Find Your Productivity Improvement Magic Bullet

  Need evidence of healthcare’s continuing financial challenges? Recently, Moody’s announced not-for-profit hospital margins are at a 10-year low. Congress continues to look at more budget cuts in federal reimbursements. The ACA continues to lose members, pushing...

Collecting Interest on Charged-Off Debt? Time to Take a Closer Look

  Believe it or not, many creditors will not collect interest on a charged-off debt even if they have the right to do so – The compliance mandates are simply that muddy. Where do we go for guidance to decide whether interest may be charged in a situation where the...

Move Beyond the Electronic Payment – How Well Do You Know E-Sign?

  As consumers continue to move away from paper and spend more time sending documents and payments electronically, ARM companies need to step up, and keep compliant with the regulations that protect convenience. We’ve covered electronic payments at length – But what...

Set Payment Expectation Efficiently and Effectively with These 3 Tactics in Your Government Office

  A few weeks ago, my colleague Brett Sivits spent some time talking about how professional communication, especially about sensitive financial matters, requires more than just a quick letter. The way your agents approach constituents requires careful planning,...

Have You Thought About How the GDPR Might Affect You?

  Most reading this blog will have at least heard of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the European Union’s (EU) solution to securing and protecting consumer data. This privacy law, many years in the making, took effect on May 25 of 2018 and brings with...

What Were the Big Topics Shaping HFMA’s Conversation This Year?

  At HFMA’s Annual Conference this year, tech-enabled productivity enhancement was the big solution on everyone’s mind when it came to healthcare’s biggest challenges. Providers are certainly facing real financial issues at the moment, with a balancing act driven by a...

Improve Your Data’s Accuracy, Reduce Consumer Credit Reporting Disputes with these 5 Steps

  If all you hear from your ops folks is that Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) disputes are killing your bottom line, peel back the onion. If you furnish data to credit reporting agencies (CRA) about consumers you should expect a small percentage of consumers will...

Registration is Open for PowerUp 2018 – Will We See You in Indy?

  Believe it or not, PowerUp 2018 – our annual user conference and education event – is only about four months away. Have you marked your calendar yet? Each year, PowerUp gives us the chance to enjoy an exciting line-up of featured speakers, honor our customers and...

Discover the Productivity Edge You Need at HFMA’s Annual Conference Next Week

  Over the past 10 years, patients have seen a steady rise in their out-of-pocket healthcare expenses. Not shockingly, a key contributor to this increase is the popularity of high-deductible health plans, toward which employers are gravitating in order to control...

Bargained-For Consent Might Mitigate Your Risk When Contacting Consumers

  If you have not memorized Reyes, Jr. v. Lincoln Automotive Financial Services by chapter and verse, you have some homework to do. In Reyes, the Court applied a theory of common law called “bargained-for exchange of consideration” to its interpretation of an auto...

ACA v. FCC is Bearing Out – Know These 2 Options to Mitigate Risk

The long-awaited decision in ACA v. FCC is a huge win for the industry but not a huge win for you – not yet. The decision has a number of implications, including:   Vacating the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) one free call rule Directing the FCC to define...