collection agency

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collection agency

Managed care An enterprise that demands payment for a product sold or a service rendered, after an appropirate period of time has passed and the purchaser has not paid the seller. See Dun.
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Federal law strictly regulates how real bill collectors and loan agents can do business.
Later you became a bill collector in black neighborhoods.
The law usually requires that a bona fide bill collector identify himself or herself, the company they are with and provide a licence number upon request.
I spoke in a Slovakian accent whenever I answered the phone in case it was a bill collector.
Summerlin, was found guilty in 1982 of sexually assaulting and murdering a bill collector.
Unless Trey is willing to give up a minimum of four years of his life to the military on love, he shouldn't expect any skater to do the same for the companies they represent because until you have a bill collector ringin' on your ass everyday to pay for knee surgery, you don't know how much your love is worth (to others).
The bill collector on the other end of your phone line may be Pulaski County Treasurer Debra Buckner.
The complicated scheme is aimed at shoring up the Fund's image as a cold and cruel bill collector.
Of course, most debtors do not welcome a call from a bill collector.
We can put ourselves in the position of that bill collector because we have been there.
In Train of Dreams, it's a delinquent punk who finds his way through the juvenile penal system and eventually reunites with his family; in Skip Tracer, it's an amoral bill collector who repents and wipes out the debtor's records before walking out; in Masala, an orphaned hoodlum returns to his community, sacrificing his own life to protect his younger cousin; in Rude, a street artist risks his life to save his son from the claws of his former employer in crime; while in The Hanging Garden, it's the gay son of a dysfunctional family who comes to terms with his troubled past and kin.
Gratifying the sex instinct does not fix a leaky roof, nurse an ailing wife, comfort a frightened child, settle an in-law dispute, or keep the bill collector from the door.