Leveraging IT to Optimize Revenue Cycle Management

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A recent survey found that more than half (56 percent) of Americans are delaying payment on medical bills, citing high-deductible health plans and confusion over insurance coverage as the primary reasons. The survey, conducted by Omaha, Neb.-based communications solutions provider West Corporation, also revealed that providers are finding it more difficult to collect payments and reduce bad debt, adding to the financial stress healthcare organizations experience as they attempt to optimize reimbursements and increase revenue, while adapting to new value-based payment models.

Read more of this article by Heather Landi here.

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