Relieve the toothache of dental patient payments: 8 ideas to chew on

Posted at: Dental payment patient plans do not need to be painful for dental practices. There are so many options today, so there is something out there that will make both dental staff and patients happy. With the future of the American healthcare system up in the air, I began

ACA International – Legitimate Debt Collection Calls Being Mistakenly Thwarted By Robocall Blocking Efforts

September 15, 2017

Posted on: ACA International As consumer “robocall” complaints continue to escalate, regulators have turned their focus to technological solutions to stop illegal calls from reaching consumers.  After being given the green light by the Federal Communications Commission, carriers and other providers have begun offering consumers various robocall blocking tools.  Although

Home Run: Maximizing Revenue Using Payment Technology

December 4, 2017

  Checks have historically been the traditional method of payment for property management and community fees, but as current spending statistics from the Federal Reserve Payment Study (FRPS) and Survey of Consumer Payment Choice (SCPC) show, over the last decade, total check spending now ranks below credit, debit and ACH

Peering Into B2B Payments’ (Near-Term) Future

BillingTree: The Future Of B2B Payments | The year 2017 is all of two weeks old. But it’s never too early to think about what comes next in payments. The B2B realm may be somewhat slow in making the transition away from paper to manage receivables and, by extension,

NACHA Operating Rules: Improving ACH Network Quality – Unauthorized Entry Fee

September 9, 2016

Improving ACH Network Quality – Unauthorized Entry Fee This rule is intended to improve ACH Network quality by reducing the incidence of ACH debits that are returned as unauthorized. Under this Rule, an ODFI would pay a fee to the RDFI for each ACH debit that is returned as unauthorized

PCI-DSS 3.1, HIPAA(ePHI), SSAE 16 – Attestation of Compliance

MegaplanIT is pleased to confirm that BillingTree has completed another successful year of achieving compliance with the following standards; PCI-DSS 3.1, HIPAA Security, and SSAE 16.  BillingTree engaged MegaplanIT to conduct third party security assessments against the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards 3.1, HIPAA Security Standards, and SSAE 16

Ontario Systems Adopts BillingTree’s Payrazr

Phoenix, Ariz. – September 23, 2015 Ontario Systems® has formally adopted and is now offering the new BillingTree® Payrazr™ payments suite. BillingTree launched the Payrazr platform at this year’s ACA International Conference and Expo. BillingTree offers the industry’s most comprehensive suite of in-house developed and best of breed payment technologies.

B2B FinServ, A La Carte

By PYMNTS Posted on April 29, 2016 The Internet is, in a broad sense, an online marketplace of goods, services and information. The potential for business owners to get what they want, when they need it, is also there, but sifting through pages of offerings to find specialized products, especially

How to Ease Businesses into Faster Payments

By pymnts @pymnts What’s Next In Payments® The last time PYMNTS spoke with payment processing firm BillingTree, CEO Edz Sturans explained how difficult it is for B2B companies to get on board with faster, digital payments. “The B2B space has continued to rely heavily on the paper invoice and a

Convincing B2B of the Benefits of Payments Tech

April 9, 2015

Business payment solutions provider BillingTree has experienced a flurry of progress since welcoming its new CEO Edz Sturans only six months ago.  In pushing for B2B adoption of updated, streamlined payment collections services, BillingTree reports stronger integration of some of its most cutting-edge technologies to simplify buyer/supplier financial relations, including

4 Findings from BillingTree’s 2015 Payment Survey

By SubPrime Auto Finance News Staff – BillingTree highlighted four main observations from its Consumer Finance Business Strategy and Technology Survey 2015; a project geared to try to understand the usage of payment technology solutions and the priorities of decision-making consumer lending professionals as well as to establish a benchmark

Thank You Thursday: Season for Sharing raised $2.73M for local nonprofits

April 1, 2016

By AZCENTRAL.COM Posted on March 17, 2016 Thank You Thursday: Season for Sharing raised $2.73M for local nonprofits Each year in our Season for Sharing campaign, we ask Arizona to give back to our great community, and each year, you don’t disappoint. Your contributions — in addition to funds from

BillingTree, BEAM Shine Light On Firms’ AR Management

By PYMNTS Posted on February 19, 2016 As technology streamlines buying between consumers and businesses and between businesses and their supply chains, so too can it streamline the collection of funds tied up in accounts receivables between parties. Technology perhaps becomes especially urgent when it comes to expediting payments

Survey Offers Agencies Chance to Benchmark, Gain Insight Into Industry Best Practices

By Mike Gibb Posted on February 16, 2016 For collection agencies, consider this the equivalent of an annual physical. A chance to take the pulse of the industry and use it to see how their agency stacks up against the industry. Are the things that keep them awake at

Season for Sharing ups donation matching by $200k

Justin Sayers, The Republic | 10:05 a.m. MST December 1, 2015 This year’s Season for Sharing donations will be matched 50 cents on the dollar up to $1 million, $200,000 more than originally promised, representatives from the annual holiday campaign of The Arizona Republic, and 12 News said

NACHA’s new unauthorized return rate threshold

September 18, 2015

As of Sept. 18, 2015, the new unauthorized threshold per originator rule goes into effect, reducing the allowable percentage from 1 percent to 0.5 percent. Just like in the current rules, when an originator has exceeded the unauthorized threshold, NACHA will contact the ODFI and require a plan to be

Reg E and ESIGN – Collectors Look for Compliance Guidance

With the CFPB continuing to flex its regulatory muscles, it’s no surprise that collectors are making compliance a priority. Industry interest is high – BillingTree recently ran two well-attended webinars focused on electronic payment compliance with industry experts helping to map out a cloudy regulatory landscape. Top concerns? Reg E

BillingTree Survey Provides Snapshot of ARM Industry’s Compliance and Technology Concerns

July 20, 2015

Compliance is the number one operational concern for collection agencies in 2015, but a relatively small part of their projected growth plan, according to BillingTree’s 3rd annual Collection Agency Operations and Technology Survey. According to the survey – which BillingTree’s Head of Marketing Dave Yohe and Vice President of Sales

BillingTree Sharpens B2B Payments with Payrazr

July 16, 2015

By PYMNTS @pymnts What’s Next In Payments® 8:14 AM EDT July 16th, 2015 Earlier this year, PYMNTS spoke with payment processing service provider BillingTree to discuss the challenge of convincing B2B businesses that payments technology is key to successful money management. “The B2B space has continued to rely heavily on

The Ripple Effect of the Affordable Care Act

February 20, 2015

The ACA is one of the most important regulatory overhauls of the US healthcare system.  The act means the cost of healthcare insurance is reduced, making it affordable to more citizens than ever before.  For providers and patients and for the subject of this blog, collectors, the effects of the

Digitizing Debt Repayment to Get Results

February 9, 2015

Company experienced record growth thanks to solution integrations, new technology offerings and partnerships driving expansion across multiple industries.