Cost:

Free for HFMA Members
Buy HFMA Membership to Attend

Audience:

Health Plans
Hospitals and Other Providers
Physicians and Other Practitioners

Career level:

Early Careerist
Executive
Experienced Professional
Mid-Senior
Student

Recommended for:

Billing
Collections
Patient Access
Patient Engagement
Patient Experience
Patient Financial Services
Physician Practice
Revenue Cycle

Delivery Method:

Self Study

Advance Preparation:

None

Prerequisites:

None

Course Availability:

18 Months

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Course | Basic | Consumerism

Price Transparency

Course | Basic | Consumerism

Price Transparency

Description

This course addresses the principles of price transparency, the role of price estimates in patient financial care and how pricing information is used to prepare and present price estimates.

Estimated course completion time: 1 hour
After this program, you'll be able to..
  • Identify the components of the pricing determination process

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