This live audio conference by AudioEducator will discuss proven strategies to improve the efficiency of the patient collections process, and state mandates on how to handle balance billing.
DURHAM, N.C. (PRWEB) July 18, 2018
AudioEducator, a division of audio conference and corporate education leader ProEdTech, will host the audio conference, “Strategies to Improve OON Patient Collections & Balance Billing”, with industry veteran Thomas J. Force, Esq. on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 1:00 PM ET.
In this audio conference, industry veteran Thomas J. Force will discuss proven strategies to improve the efficiency of the patient collections process. From implementing effective policies to providing tips on how to hold patients accountable, Force will walk attendees through what it takes to be successful. He will also show attendees how to reduce patients’ balances before and after treatment, while complying with state and federal laws.
Attendees will learn how to avoid litigation, how to collect the proper amount of money, about the latest state laws on balance billing requirements for OON providers, as well as about the recent cases in which health plans sued OON providers who failed to balance bill their patients. This session will also cover the ERISA rules, guidelines, state mandates on how to handle balance billing, and how to strengthen the balance bill letters and protect the practice without losing patient volume.
The audio conference is an excellent opportunity to ramp up patient collection strategy and improve a healthcare organization’s bottom line. Attendees can expect to come away from this fast-paced, informative session with a solid framework for patient collection strategy, powerful scripts for the staff, valuable tips for attention-getting collection notices and – above all – proven, best practices to start collecting more effectively and efficiently.
After attending this audio conference, attendees will be confident in their ability to optimize collections, onboard new patients, and communicate with them more effectively about the financial responsibilities of their medical bill.
The session will help medical practices, facility owners, revenue cycle personnel and other professionals to come up to speed with:
- The multiple forces that are making patient collections more challenging
- Best practices to implement at every stage of the workflow to collect effectively from patients – without losing their trust
- Techniques to overcome checks being sent to patients
- The importance of transparency, patient disclosures and upfront estimates of charges
- Techniques to balance bill patients without offending or alienating them
- How to write patient-friendly balance billing letters, and the best time to send them
- The exceptions to balance billing requirements, penalties for noncompliance & recent case law
- Review of dispute resolution for emergency services
- Review of dispute resolution for non-emergency "Surprise Bills"
- The importance of charity care program/financial hardship policy
For more information and to register, visit: https://www.audioeducator.com/multi-speciality-coding-training/out-of-network-patient-collection-balance-billing.html
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