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INDUSTRYNEWS TRENDS Strong Mergers and Acquisitions Activity Continued in Second Quarter M Let Us Know! ACA International members do a lot to help their local communities-through food drives, fundraisers and more. We want to help spread the word about these efforts in Collector magazine and ACA Daily. Email your news submissions for possible publication to comm@ acainternational.org. 06 ergers and acquisitions activity in the accounts receivable management industry held strong in the second quarter of 2016, according to ACA International affiliate member company Corporate Advisory Solutions. The mergers and acquisitions growth followed a strong first quarter, and included activity in the healthcare revenue cycle management and customer relationship management sectors. "Through June 30, deal value in the [outsourced business services] sector totaled $7.69 billion and comprised of 46 announced deals," CAS reported. "Second quarter deal value totaled $2.65 billion and consisted of 21 announced deals. Deal value in the second quarter increased approximately 104 percent year-over-year and the number of deals rose 75 percent." CAS noted that the robust second quarter activity was in contrast to the broader mergers and acquisitions market, which has seen a decline during the past two quarters. The accounts receivable management sector has an approximate market size of $14.1 billion, and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 1.5 percent between 2016 and 2021, CAS reported based on data from IBIS World. "As unemployment declines and the housing market continues to strengthen, recovery rates for ARM service providers will improve," according to CAS. "Household debt and outsourcing services are also projected to continue growing, both of which will support sector growth as outstanding debt levels continue to rise." Growth in the healthcare revenue cycle management sector is also expected over the next five years. Its current value in the market is $20.5 billion, and it is estimated to be $40.4 billion by 2021 with a CAGR of 12 percent, according to CAS. This anticipated growth is largely driven by the consolidation of healthcare providers, a reduction in healthcare costs and decreasing reimbursements. CAS reported the addition of diagnosis codes for healthcare providers through ICD10 will be another influence in the healthcare revenue cycle management sector. ACAINTERNATIONAL.ORG http://www.ACAINTERNATIONAL.ORG

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Collector - October 2016

President’s Page
Industry News
Best Practices
FYI
Collection Tips
Connect the Dots
Looking Deeper
Head of the Class
Calendar
Honor Roll
The Formula of Five
How to Create Winning Bids and Proposals
A Running Start
ACPAC Election Watch
ACA’s Industry Advancement Program Aids Eleventh Circuit Win for Member Company
Compliance
ACA SearchPoint
Last Word
Collector - October 2016 - Cover1
Collector - October 2016 - Cover2
Collector - October 2016 - 1
Collector - October 2016 - 2
Collector - October 2016 - President’s Page
Collector - October 2016 - Industry News
Collector - October 2016 - 5
Collector - October 2016 - 6
Collector - October 2016 - 7
Collector - October 2016 - Best Practices
Collector - October 2016 - 9
Collector - October 2016 - FYI
Collector - October 2016 - 11
Collector - October 2016 - Collection Tips
Collector - October 2016 - 13
Collector - October 2016 - Connect the Dots
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Collector - October 2016 - Looking Deeper
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Collector - October 2016 - Head of the Class
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Collector - October 2016 - Calendar
Collector - October 2016 - Honor Roll
Collector - October 2016 - The Formula of Five
Collector - October 2016 - 31
Collector - October 2016 - How to Create Winning Bids and Proposals
Collector - October 2016 - 33
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Collector - October 2016 - 35
Collector - October 2016 - A Running Start
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Collector - October 2016 - ACPAC Election Watch
Collector - October 2016 - 41
Collector - October 2016 - ACA’s Industry Advancement Program Aids Eleventh Circuit Win for Member Company
Collector - October 2016 - 43
Collector - October 2016 - Compliance
Collector - October 2016 - 45
Collector - October 2016 - ACA SearchPoint
Collector - October 2016 - 47
Collector - October 2016 - Last Word
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