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Consumerism and RCM: 3 challenges posed by high deductibles & how to meet them

http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/finance/consumerism-and-rcm-3-challenges-posed-by-high-deductibles-how-to-meet-them.html

As high deductible health plans become more common, patients are becoming the new payers. This puts responsibility back in the hands of the provider to provide a consumer-friendly billing experience and collection strategy to maintain the speed of the revenue cycle management process. 90 more words

When It’s Time To Split Up The Family

When It’s Time To Split Up The Family

All five members of the Wadstein family have Covered California’s most comprehensive — and expensive — level of health insurance, even though the two youngest children are the only ones who need that kind of plan. 67 more words

WHY IT MATTERS: Health Care

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/a6c6a83bd9f7435ca6f79423f1240c4d/why-it-matters-health-care

About 9 in 10 Americans now have health insurance, more than at any time in history. But progress is incomplete, and the future far from certain. 235 more words

Doctors Get Innovative To Escape Insurer-Driven ‘Hamster Wheel’ Model Of Care

Fed Up With Insurance, Doctors Bolt the System to Get More Patient Time

She’s one of a growing number of doctors who have cut loose from what she calls the “assembly-line, volume approach” and is now using a health care delivery model called direct primary care.

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