Cost:

Free for HFMA Members
Buy HFMA Membership to Attend

Audience:

Business Partners
Health Plans
Hospitals and Other Providers
Physicians and Other Practitioners

Career level:

Early Careerist
Executive
Experienced Professional
Mid-Senior
Student

Recommended for:

Billing
Client Services
Medical Records
Patient Accounts
Patient Financial Services

Delivery Method:

Self Study

Advance Preparation:

None

Prerequisites:

None

Course Availability:

6 Months

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Expand and Improve Patients' Financing Options

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Description

With the rise of patient as payer, many healthcare organizations are offering a greater variety of financing plans and increasing flexible options. This session will help attendees understand how to determine the best plan for each patient. In addition, the speakers will share the pros and cons of in-house financing plans versus third-party financing options and the experience and impact of both patient and provider.

Original Live Date: HFMA Digital Annual Conference (7/17/2020)
After this program, you'll be able to..
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the current healthcare payments landscape and identify how certain patients can benefit from the availability of financing plans to pay for the cost of care
  • Better understand the pros and cons of in-house financing plans versus third-party financing options and the experience/impact  of each for both patient and provider
  • Use proactive financial discussions as opportunities to build meaningful relationships with patients, provide a more positive financial experience and increase patients' receptiveness to third-party payment options
  • Obtain information on available external partners for third-party flexible financing options and be able to recommend them on a need-related basis

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