A-1 Collection Agency ranks among best places to work

Angelina Salazar

A-1 Collection Agency in Grand Junction has been selected as one of the best places to work in collections.

A-1 Collection Agency is a subsidiary of Healthcare Management, a Grand Junction-based company that provides billing and collection services for community and rural hospitals, large health systems, physician groups and skilled nursing facilities.

“We are thrilled to be selected for this award,” said Angelina Salazar, chief executive officer of Healthcare Management. “The A-1 Collection Agency team demonstrates compassionate care to our customers and clients. Our leadership team knows that it all starts with our employees and how we care for them.”

InsideARM, a news and information provider for the collections industry, established the survey and awards program. Best Companies Group, which conducts more than 60 best places programs a year, administers the program.

The two-part process includes evaluations of nominated companies’ demographics, philosophies, practices and systems followed by surveys to assess employee experiences. Combined scores determine rankings. This year, 56 companies met the standards for selection.

A-1 Collection Agency ranked 14th among small companies with 15 to 49 employees.

A total of 21 rural hospitals and health care organizations in Colorado and Utah own and manage Healthcare Management. For more information, visit the website at https://www.hcmcolorado.com.