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Improving Patient Responsibility with SMS

SMS Bill Pay is Just what the Doctor Ordered… Ketchum, a leading communications firm, has just released (as shared by mHealthWatch) the Ketchum mHealth Monitor, mapping U.S. consumers’ adoption of wearable technology, apps and artificial intelligence for personal...

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Can SMS Notifications Increase Payments and Collections?

In the past, hospital have utilized automated calls and effective agents to receive payments from overdue accounts. These days, we have the advantage of automated digital options, including email and apps to help remind customers of their bills. One method has risen...

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Rethinking Revenue Cycle Management

According to the HIMSS Revenue Cycle Improvement Task Force, Revenue Cycle Management (RCM), as it exists today, is ill-equipped to handle the market forces impacting healthcare. Rapid growth in consumer payments, reduced payer reimbursement rates, an ever changing...

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Hospitals saw 10 percent increase in self-pay in last 5 years

Survey: Hospitals saw 10% increase in self-pay in last 5 years With the rising popularity of high deductible health plans, hospital and health system executives know they must find effective ways of communicating with patients about their financial responsibility and...

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What is ScrubPay?

What is ScrubPay? ScrubPay is a cloud-based payment app for patients to easily pay their patient responsibility medical expenses via text from their mobile device. How does it work? Hospitals, practices, and medical billing companies can import readily available...

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