As part of an ongoing investigation, Propublica published a lengthy article by Paul Kiel titled For Nebraska’s Poor, Get Sick and Get Sued. The article discusses the practice of use of litigation to collect delinquent healthcare accounts in the State of Nebraska. It is clear that Mr. Kiel spent a considerable amount of time researching the story before publication. The story is less than flattering to the debt collection industry.
NORCROSS, Ga. – Hollis Cobb Associates announces its acquisition of Healthcare Financial Services, located in Jackson, Mississippi. This represents Hollis Cobb’s fifth acquisition in the past three years as they continue their national leadership as outsourcers of the revenue cycles within the healthcare provider market. This acquisition is significant as it represents the largest deal […]
Late last week Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Bob Menendez (D-NJ), and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) introduced the Medical Debt Relief Act. The legislation would prevent medical debt from damage consumers’ credit scores after it has been paid off or settled. They argue that, as opposed to credit card debt or loans […]
The series provides accounts receivable management business owners with an in-depth analysis of the healthcare industry. As the whitepaper makes clear, healthcare is a very diverse sector; however, most ARM companies only focus their efforts on hospitals – the largest segment of the healthcare industry. The end result is often a lot of money on the table — opportunities that could be very lucrative, especially for operations looking to diversify and avoid concentration risk.
Camas, Wash. - The Intelitech Group™, a premiere analytics provider and consulting practice in the ARM industry, announced today it has updated its analytics offering in medical accounts receivable. This update assists agencies that use The Intelitech Group’s premiere analytics services when collecting medical debt, by providing improved accuracy in knowing the ability and willingness of account holders to […]
LiveVox Inc., a leading provider of cloud contact center solutions for enterprise operations, announced that it will join operations experts from IHMS, in partnership with the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), to provide insights into the top insurance enrollment challenges moving into 2016 and innovative approaches to adapting existing resource to optimize patient engagement and […]
Elmhurst, IL — The Medical-Dental-Hospital Business Associates (MDHBA) elected its 2015-2016 Officers and Board of Directors when it met, Oct. 23, 2015, in Newport Beach, California. The meeting was held at the organization’s Annual Conference, Oct. 22-23, at the Island Hotel. Officers who were elected include: President Jon Nixon, CPBE, executive vice president, CMRE Financial […]
Credit Management Company, an established accounts receivable management firm and MedClaims International, LLC, a hospital claims resolution company, announced a formal partnership to deliver additional revenue cycle services to healthcare clients. The newly forged alliance allows each company to offer complimentary services to their current healthcare clients while remaining true to their revenue cycle niche. […]
SAN FRANCISCO – LiveVox Inc., a leading provider of cloud contact center solutions for enterprise operations, announced that it will conduct a webinar for healthcare revenue cycle executives to understand the FCC’s latest ruling and its impact on contacting patients. The webinar, conducted in partnership with Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), will take place on Tuesday, […]
A few months ago, insideARM and The iA Institute formally announced the inaugural First Party Outsourcing Summit. The conference is scheduled for October 12-14 at the Oakridge Hotel and Conference Center outside of Minneapolis. I know, I know. Your first reaction was: “Not another conference!”