Patient-pay, Consensus, and Utopia

As the EVP of Business Development at PatientFocus, I’m always up for a conversation about Revenue Cycle Management, patient-pay responsibility or the myriad of other topics I discuss with providers and my team on a daily basis. So needless to say, I was more than excited to attend the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Conference […]

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PatientFocus Helps Oncology Providers Strike A Balance

A cancer diagnosis can be devastating to patient and family alike. With the America Cancer Society estimating roughly 1.7 million new cancer cases discovered annually, it’s difficult to find someone who hasn’t been affected by this terrible disease. In fact, it’s estimated that 1 in 3 Americans will be diagnosed with some form of cancer […]

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Helping Our Providers Beat The Odds

The impact and shift from insurance based revenue to patient responsibility, cannot be overstated. Last year, patient payments grew to nearly 35% of all specialty practice revenue. With high-deductible insurance plans and the removal of the individual mandate, the amount of uncollected debt is expected to rise. Nowhere is this more evident than in rural hospitals. […]

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A Conversation With A Provider

At PatientFocus we partner with healthcare providers across the U.S. to help them address their growing patient pay challenges. Last month, our EVP of Business Development, Kemp Maxwell, satdown with one of our partners to learn more about how PatientFocus has improved the outlook for their facility and their patients alike. We thought it would […]

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Patient-financing is not consumer financing

Traditional credit cards, mortgages, and auto-loans are typically established at the point-of-sale, so it only makes sense that the recent wave of new patient-financing companies, staffed with traditional consumer finance and credit experts, have assumed that the point-of-service is the best time to offer financing options to patients. Those assumptions are quickly fading, however, as […]

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