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A Recent Federal Court Case with J.C. Christensen & Associates, Inc.

A debt collection agency, J.C. Christensen & Associates, Inc., assists health care providers in obtaining payment from individuals, third party payers, Medicaid/Medicare agencies, and private insurance companies. Recently, the Minnesota-based J.C. Christensen & Associates played an important part in establishing federal case law. Decided on May 2, 2012, the matter of Zortman v. J.C. Christensen … Continue reading

J.C. Christensen and Associates: What to Look for in a Debt Collector

When your business runs into a situation in which you need outside help to collect on debts rightfully owed to you, you want to make the right selection. Every state has its own process for licensing debt collectors, so it is important to be sure the firm you use is fully compliant. Wherever you are … Continue reading

J.C. Christensen and Associates: The Impact of Unpaid Hospital Debt

Debt collection agencies like J.C. Christensen and Associates play a critical role in the health care industry. The American Hospital Association estimates that hospitals have provided more than $326 billion in uncompensated care since 2000. That bad debt must be absorbed by patients and hospitals, and it hurts the health industry. So how can a … Continue reading

J.C. Christensen & Associates: A Focus on Compliance through Professional Practices Management System Implementation and Training

With extensive general and health care debt-receivables experience, Sartell, MN-based J.C. Christensen & Associates, Inc., (JCC) offers clients proven strategies for collecting a wide range of financial debts. At JCC compliance and quality are core values, and the firm is dedicated to meeting all applicable regulations and laws at state, local, and federal levels. Underscoring … Continue reading

J.C. Christensen & Associates: Assisting a Major Hospital in Increasing Liquidity

Offering dedicated third-party debt collection services for the past 36 years, J.C. Christensen & Associates, Inc., emphasizes client-customized solutions. The firm recently worked with one major client, a leading Midwestern hospital with approximately $2 billion in revenue, in significantly increasing liquidity. Dissatisfied with its existing collection agency and the level of compliance, customer service, and … Continue reading

J.C. Christensen & Associates: Federal Debt Collection Regulations

Dedicated to following best practices in debt collection, J.C. Christensen & Associates, Inc., ensures up-to-date familiarity with all state and federal regulations relevant to its industry. The company complies with all regulations set forth by the Minnesota Attorney General, as well as by the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. It employs a full-time compliance … Continue reading

J.C. Christensen & Associates: About the Professional Practices Management System

Dedicated to meeting the highest standards in debt collection, J.C. Christensen & Associates, Inc., has achieved company-wide certification by the ACA Professional Practices Management System.  Developed by ACA International, an organization serving credit and collection professionals, the Professional Practices Management System (PPMS™ ) provides insight into best practices and business procedures specific to the collections … Continue reading

J.C. Christensen & Associates: The Case for Predictive Dialers

A highly effective third-party debt collector since 1977, J.C. Christensen & Associates, Inc., gives clients the opportunity to determine how their portfolios are managed, and employs multiple strategies to give consumers as much flexibility as possible. Predictive telephone dialers have revolutionized the direct marketing and collections industries, nearly eliminating unproductive time lost to dialing, waiting … Continue reading

Debt Collectors as Problem Solvers By J.C. Christensen & Associates, Inc.

There are times where changing a job title might be seen as an attempt to cloud transparency: Lead Marketing Strategist is really just a marketer; Human Capital Engineer is really an HR person. But suggesting that debt collectors might more accurately be labeled “Problem Solvers” doesn’t feel aggrandizing. It feels like an apt description of … Continue reading

JC Christensen and Associates

J.C. Christensen & Associates (JCC) has been providing highly effective and professional third-party debt collection services to diverse clients since 1977. As a disabled, veteran-owned Minnesota employer with nearly 150 employees located in Sartell, MN, the company has 35 years of collections experience, including healthcare and general debt receivables experience, experience collecting a mix of … Continue reading