American Collectors Association (www.acainternational.com)
ACA International, the Association of Credit and Collection Professionals, is the comprehensive, knowledge-based resource for success in the credit and collection industry. Founded in 1939, ACA brings together more than 5,500 members worldwide, including third-party collection agencies, asset buyers, attorneys, creditors and vendor affiliates. The association establishes ethical standards; produces a wide variety of products, services and publications; and articulates the value of the credit and collection industry to businesses, policymakers and consumers.
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) system in the U.S. extends across the nation. Since the Better Business Bureau’s founding in 1912, the BBB system has proven that the majority of marketplace problems can be solved fairly through the use of voluntary self-regulation and consumer education.collectors know how to strike the proper balance between effective pursuit of delinquent accounts and maintain good will with your patients or customers.
American Health Information Management Association (www.ahima.org)
AHIMA’s mission is to be the professional community that improves healthcare by advancing best practices and standards for health information management and the trusted source for education, research, and professional credentialing.
American Ambulance Association (www.the-aaa.org)
Founded in 1979, the AAA’s Mission is: “To promote health care policies that ensure excellence in the ambulance services industry and provide research, education and communications programs to enable its members to effectively address the needs of the communities they serve.” The American Ambulance Association represents ambulance services across the United States that participate in serving more than 75% of the U.S. population with emergency and non-emergency care and medical transportation services.