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Cover Story

Using Patient Cell Phone Numbers Legally

By David J. Kaminski

Gaining patient consent to use cell phone numbers is a critical aspect of staying clear of Telephone Consumer Protection Act lawsuits.

Financial Counseling

Developing Financial Assistance Policies with the Latest IRS Rules in Mind

By Mark Rukavina

Final IRS regulations require that hospitals and health systems include certain information in financial assistance policies and that they widely publicize the financial assistance options.

Healthcare Business Trends

The Business Case for Marketing Patient Financial Services

By Huntley McNabb

Revenue cycle leaders can reduce the impact of rising patient financial responsibilities and emerging healthcare service competitors by marketing their hospitals’ financial services.
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Medicaid Utilization and Deductions Increase

By David Koepke and Phil Gaughan

Medicaid expansion coincides with increased utilization and payer deductions in all states—even those that did not expand Medicaid.

Publication Date: Wednesday, July 01, 2015