Self-Pay Revenue Management

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Community Health Center Grant Resources

By Emerald on November 21, 2019 - 8:00 AM

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Community Health-- Guide to Reputation Management

By Emerald on August 26, 2019 - 12:34 PM

Increasingly, people are turning to the internet and social media to find healthcare professionals when they need them. The visibility that sharing online has brought about makes maintaining a good reputation more difficult to attain and maintain. The medical industry has become more competitive, and reputation management is no longer optional for anyone in the industry.

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3 Reasons Your Patient Notices Are Confusing

By Kaylee Gordon Riddle on April 11, 2019 - 3:06 PM

A patient notice is one of the most powerful communication tools in healthcare revenue. Without them, the patient wouldn't know how much to or when to pay. Unfortunately, 57% of patients are confused by their billing statements. The result of their confusion leads to payment delays and an increase patient call volume. 

Let's be real here.  Billing offices don't have time or the resources to manage more calls and they certainly don't want to wait longer to get paid. Emerald's research team decided to tackle the problem. We worked with industry experts to improve the patient statement. We compared multiple notice templates, analyzed patient calls and other concerns related to the statement.  When we finished our analysis, we narrowed our improvements to three main areas.  

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Form 990

By Acooper32 on November 5, 2018 - 8:14 PM

What Federally Qualified Health Centers Need to Know About Form 990

The time for your Federally Qualified Community Health Center [FQHC] to complete form 990 is approaching soon. There aren’t a lot of changes this year so we’ve created

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