Physicians and administrators face an uncertain economic future in which emerging payment models offer a seemingly endless array of reimbursement schemes – especially given the shift towards greater patient responsibility. According to a National Center for Health Statistics study, in the first quarter of 2013, 32.5% of persons under age 65 with private health insurance were enrolled in high deductible health plans. Yet despite this growing number, many current patient collections efforts have yielded lackluster results.
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- Successful techniques for each step in the collections process—financial clearance, time of service, and post-visit.
- What items to include in your organization’s collectors’ checklist.
- What your staff should say to maximize patient collections.
- Technology and agencies that can help streamline the collections process.