Medical practices have struggled with the decision to outsource self-pay receivables for decades. A recent HFMA study discussed a myriad of choices available and each choice presented a compromise of one trade off or another.
A new national survey administered by Emerald A/R Systems www.emeraldar.com shows that the majority (77.3%) of radiology practices are receiving only a 12% rate of recovery from collection agencies working on their behalf. The remainder of the practices are
Cancer is ugly. The effort to get paid doesn’t have to be. The state of cancer care in America- 2015, American Society of Clinical Oncology Cancer facts and figures. American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org Forbes: http://www.forbes.com/sites/insidepatientfinance/2013/07/03/hospitals-and-debt-collectors-race-to-head-off-medical-bill-collection-laws-regs/ http://www.cancer.net/navigating-cancer-care/financial-considerations/understanding-costs-related-cancer-care