Posts Tagged: managing bad patient debt

Healthcare Executives Site Financial Challenges as Top Issue; Bad Debt is #2 Financial Challenge

The American College of Healthcare Executives has released its annual report on the Top Issues Confronting Hospitals. The top five issues based on a survey of 350 organizations within their membership are: Financial Challenges Patient Safety and Quality Governmental Mandates Personnel Shortages Patient Satisfaction Within the financial challenges, the top five areas of concern include:… Read more »

Managing Self-Pay Debts in the Modern Marketplace

Nationally, more and more self-pay medical billing accounts have fallen in arrears in recent years. Despite the growth of insurance plan access, hospitals and health care providers from coast to coast are facing increasingly high deductibles and patients who remain uninsured under the Affordable Care Act. By some reports, these outstanding accounts represent as much… Read more »