Solving the Self-Pay and HDHP Patient Collections Conundrum...

Posted on Jul 09 2014 by
In the “good old days,” U.S. healthcare was basically free – at least that’s what patients with a good insurance plan believed. You may have had a small co-pay, but if you were employed, chances were that you and your family received comprehensive health insurance that took a barely noticeable bite out of your paycheck. Fast forward to 2014, and that rosy picture is long gone. Changing reimbursement models are...

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Catching Misclassified Accounts Early Pays Off...

Posted on Oct 22 2013 by
Sometimes it’s all in the cards. And, in the end, it’s usually not a winning hand for the healthcare organization. In this case, the “card” is the patient’s insurance coverage and the “hand” is the increasing amount of bad debt that can be avoided. For example, a patient presents his or her insurance card at registration. The patient’s employer recently changed plans, and the patient mistakenly pulls out...

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