Collecting from patients has never been easy and, thanks to recent industry trends, it continues to become more and more difficult. Verifying insurance eligibility is still an important step but it isn’t always an indicator that payment is in the..
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Did you know 65% of bad debt in healthcare comes from unpaid patient balances? With the rise in high deductible health plans, providers are challenged with collecting from patients on a continually increasing basis.
While the goal of claims management is to get claims accurately processed and reimbursed the first time they are submitted, the reality is that complex and changing payer reimbursement policies and procedures make it a challenge. In..
Patient collections continues to be a challenging endeavor and that likely won't change any time soon. With the consumerization of healthcare, Patients’ expectations are informed by their more general expectations as consumers – yet patients also..
Patients want convenient payment options, while providers need secure, flexible solutions to educate and collect from patients quickly. To make things more complicated, patient responsibility continues to increase and, unfortunately, collecting from..