Healthcare News & Insights

Payment plans can make collections easier, boost revenue

We know hospitals can’t function if patients don’t pay, but we also know how hard it is for some patients to pay for their services or procedures. And because healthcare costs are rising, it’s more difficult than ever to improve collections at your organization. 

Avoid uncompensated care costs & bad debt in your hospital

Hospital bills have become costly for patients, so many aren’t paying them. It’s become a battle for facilities to collect balances from patients and, as a result, bad debt is increasing. However, some hospitals are using different strategies to work with patients so they can get paid. 

Court: Feds must clarify part of ‘two-midnight’ rule

Hospitals fearing trouble from the feds’ pending “two-midnight” rule may end up with a bit of a reprieve. A court ruled the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must provide hospitals with a better explanation of the rule – or it could be voided entirely.