Physicians and practice managers love using online tools to help run their practices. Whether you’re submitting payroll, doing some online banking, reconciling a credit card statement or confirming patient eligibility you’re using a connected network of devices, any of which could pose a serious threat to the well-being of your practice. While I’ve blogged here […]
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Here’s how you can make patient collections better in 2011: Do your homework upfront. Research patient balances before the patient arrives for his or her appointment and know what the patient owes. Then you are prepared to ask for payment at the time of visit.  This is when the patient is the most motivated and when you […]
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Staff Can Make a Difference! Set up solid financial policies the physicians will endorse and establish methods to improve collection of patient payments. Here’s six actions you can take: 1. When a patient schedules an appointment verify address, employer and benefits. Also remind him or her the amount due on the account.2. Review patient accounts […]
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