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The author describes steps her practice took to improve their accounts receivable.
The author, a practice administrator, identifies reasons practices find it difficult to ask patients to pay at the time services are rendered and provides detailed instructions for improving collection rates.
Developed by a committee representing health plans and medical specialty societies including the AAFP, these tips are designed to assist family physicians and their billing staff reduce payment delays attributed to problems related to coordination of benefits.
The author provides step-by-step instructions for creating balance sheets and budgets and explains how to use them to manage a practice.
Practical tips on how practices can improve their cash flow by improving the policies and procedures they use in billing their patients, filing insurance claims and tracking and collecting bills.
The article explains what practice-management data physicians need to analyze the health of their practices.
This article discusses the characteristics of a healthy A/R and how to improve it.