Collection Agency (includes some billing services)

Some billing businesses, such as those operating as a doctor's billing service, may be considered a collection agency and need a collection agency license. (21)
Contact: Arizona Department of Insurance and Financial Institutions, Financial Enterprise Division, 602.771.2800 or 800.544.0708

Additional Information:
Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Consumer Protection (BCP) Business Center: At-Home Medical Billing Businesses: Ads for business opportunities doing medical billing may sound like the perfect work-at-home option, but beware. (21)

Federal Trade Commission: Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: Spells out rights and responsibilities when collecting debts. (21)