Physician Practice

Other people’s money

Physician Practice Perspective, June 21, 2002

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You are competing for it, so take control of your accounts receivableAn anesthesia practice in New Jersey won’t make outgoing calls anymore to collect delinquent payments. They wish they could, but managed care has forced them to collect the old-fashion way: mailing late notices. Thing is, roughly 8% of people who are habitually late with medical payments won’t respond to these postal scare tactics. “It’s not a money issue, it’s about their attitude,” says Richard Saari, a “debtor expert” with Savit Enterprises in East Brunswick, NJ.Medic

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