ACA, HFMA Release Final Best Practices for Medical Debt Collection

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The Healthcare Financial Management Association and ACA International today released a final copy of their joint recommended best practices in the collection and handling of medical debt.

The guidelines, nearly a year in the making, are intended to help patients and businesses by providing a standard playbook for the revenue cycle process.

Early last year the two organizations formed a task force comprised of representatives from healthcare finance, third-party collections, patient advocate organizations, and others to create the draft guidelines. Last summer that draft was released to members of HFMA and ACA for their comment and criticism.

Read the details on our sister site, insidePatientFinance.com.

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Posted in Collection Laws and Regulations, Debt Collection, Featured Post, Medical Debt Collection, Medical Receivables, Revenue Cycle Management .

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