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Revenue | Article

Days in accounts receivable (A/R) is the average number of days it takes a practice to collect...

By Lisa Eramo | 03/07/16
Revenue | Article

Wondering what 2016 holds for the independent practice? What will the big changes and trends be in...

By Lea Chatham | 12/07/15
Revenue | Video

Patient collections is a growing concern for many practices as patient due amounts now make up 30%...

By Lea Chatham | 11/23/15
Revenue | Article

The number one question asked at your front desk is “Do you take my insurance?”. The ability of...

By Adria Schmedthorst | 08/04/15
Revenue | Article

I think it’s fair to say that a lot of providers are really glad it is not their job to discuss...

By Audrey McLaughlin | 07/13/15
Revenue | Article

As the end of the year nears, it’s nice to look back at 2014 and recap some of the best tips from...

By Lea Chatham | 12/30/14
Revenue | Article

The shift toward high deductible plans isn’t going away. Preliminary survey findings show that 73...

By Cheryl Bisera | 12/02/14
Revenue | Article

As patient accounts receivable (A/R) increases for medical practices, it is more important to have...

By Lea Chatham | 11/20/14
Revenue | Article

Patient A/R has been steadily increasing. If it hasn’t already, it will soon reach as much as 30%...

By Lea Chatham | 08/19/14
Revenue | Article

In her recent webinar, Patient Collections 101: Let’s Start at the Very Beginning, speaker Mary Pat...

By Mary Pat Whaley | 07/29/14
Revenue | Article

We know that not all patients prioritize paying medical bills.According to the Medical Group...

By Mary Pat Whaley | 07/09/14
Revenue | Article

Collection letters that go out to patients usually have very stern language. For example, a letter...

By Brandon Betancourt | 03/07/12
Revenue | Article

Today, patients are responsible for much larger portions of their medical bills. Copayments are on...

By Elizabeth Woodcock | 07/11/11
Revenue | Article

In general, people intend to honor their debts. Others, of course, are not as responsible. In...

By Kathy McCoy | 02/07/11
Revenue | Article

When you collect a co-payment, you know it’s in your contract with your payer. However, it’s not...

By Kathy McCoy | 01/24/11