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FAQ: Can I Add a Collection Fee to a Delinquent Account?

Posted by Ali Bechtel on May 7, 2015 12:55:00 PM

FAQ: Can I charge a collection fee on delinquent patient accounts?

Answer: Yes

The Fine Print:

Adding fees to a patient account is permissible by law, so long as "such amount is expressly authorized by the agreement creating the debt or permitted by law." 15 U.S.C. 1692f §810(1) 

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