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Health care reform and the spread of high-deductible plans mean confusion for patients – and uncertainty for your practice.
Even small cuts in your operational expenses can add up to big savings for your practice.
Paying attention to key metrics can help keep your practice operationally and financially healthy.
After repeatedly sending the same accounts to collection, this practice created a new policy to resolve the problem of patients who don't pay.
The author explains how to use Medicare's Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) rules, which permit physicians to bill Medicare patients when Medicare will not pay because a service is found to be "not medically necessary."
Presents strategies that staff can use when dealing with patients who don't want to pay their copayments or other balances at the time of service.
Accurate payment records, up-to-date insurance information and assertive staff can help you to increase your cash flow.
Jun 1999 Issue
Improve Your Bottom Line With Patient Account Reps [Getting Paid]
This article will offer advice in choosing a billing company for a family practice.
This article will describe why practices should establish a policy of expecting payment from patients on the day services are rendered, what that policy should include, how to implement it, and potential pitfalls.