Revenue Cycle

Hospital’s pre-registration efforts pay off in collections

Patient Access Weekly Advisor, July 15, 2009

The last thing you want to learn at your hospital, as a patient sits at your registration desk:

  •  They can't pay, and no one knew prior to service
  •  Their insurance changed, and authorization is required
  •  They recently lost their job and have not paid their COBRA benefits

At this point, you may end up with an unpaid account—and in this economy, that's not good news when hospitals continue to lose reimbursement dollars.

Read the full story by HealthLeaders Media’s Dom Nicastro.

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