Conference attendees met with their Congressional representatives on April 20th as part of the vital two-day event.

ACA Board member Tina Hanson, Vice President of State Collection Service, Inc.; and Frank M. Souto, CCCE, executive director of MedConn Collection Agency; met personally with U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as part of the Washington Insights Conference, April 20-21 in Washington, D.C. The three discussed issues important to the credit and collection industry, such as Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reform and Telephone Consumer Protection Act regulations.

Hanson and Souto also told Ryan about the jobs created by debt collection companies in his district and the state of Wisconsin.

Wednesday’s visit was one of the more than 120 visits with members of Congress that ACA members attended as part of the two-day event. Members of Congress from both sides of the aisle addressed the conference Thursday.

The Washington Insights Conference, sponsored by LexisNexis Risk Solutions, is building ACA’s presence on Capitol Hill each year.

About State Collection Service, Inc.

Since 1949, State Collection Service has provided quality collection service to countless healthcare organizations.

Through experience and innovation, State Collection Service has grown to become a tremendously credible and nationally-recognized collection agency offering services from pre-registration to bad debt. It is upon the basis of ethical behavior and a dedication to integrity that each State Collection Service employee works to uphold the company’s vision – Partnerships for a Lifetime.

*This article first appeared in “A State Collection Service, Inc. Newsletter Volume 22, Issue 2, Second Quarter 2016”