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Practice/Patient Financial Responsibility Policy

Having a Practice/Patient Financial Responsibility Policy for your patients, increases your chances of collecting anything that is owned at the time of services rendered. It decreases the number of time and money spent by your practice on contacting/generating patient statements. 17 more words

Insurance

The narrowing network syndrome

By Julien Nguyen.

In October 2015, BlueShield of California announced that Stanford Hospital was no longer in-network for people insured through the exchange. In November 2015, BlueShield in Texas announced that UT Southwestern in Dallas is now out-of-network. 436 more words

Health Insurance

What is an EOB?....a scary monster?...LOL

Everyday I receive at least 10 phone calls from patients freaking out about a “bill” they received from their insurance company. No it is not a “bill” just an EOB. 255 more words

Insurance

5 reasons why the Medicare rebate freeze is bad policy

When I tweeted about the Medicare freeze last week, someone replied and asked “Care to explain other than meaning you get less money?”

I thought it was a really good question as it highlights the complexity of the issue. 559 more words

Healthcare

Unfreeze the freeze: A storm is coming

I was really glad to hear Health Minister Sussan Ley say at the annual AMA conference in Brisbane: “The Government is not claiming we’re in a healthcare funding crisis.” 231 more words

Healthcare