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Receivables management: Hand over your bad debt

December 22, 2015Keith Lilek

A. Have you ever thought about what happens to your accounts once you assign them to a collection agency or attorney? The action taken by third-party collectors on your behalf presents an interesting and complex set of variables.First, keep in mind that when unpaid patient accounts have been assigned, the patients have been given every opportunity to voluntarily resolve their debt.Third-party collectors, whose phone collection fees average 35% to 50%, only get paid if they get cash payment, so they...

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Receivables management: Capture payment

November 25, 2015Keith Lilek

A. Because of competitive pressures insurance companies have been extending their payment period. Because the provider has no contractual relationship with the payer, there is no great urgency for payers to take care of the obligation, and the provider has no legal basis to fall back on. This puts the provider in a precarious situation that affects cash flow and patient relations. If the payer does not take care of the claim, the account ages and the chance of collecting from the patient is greatly...

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Receivables management: Stop the slow pay

October 22, 2015Keith Lilek

A. Slow payments by third-party payers can pose a serious threat to your cash flow and require intensive and costly staff resources for follow up. In light of all the recent changes to the stability of the healthcare industry, ensuring these claims are paid in a timely manner will improve cash flow, reduce staff follow-up and secure the financial success of your business.Consider thinking outside the box on your follow up. One easy method is to consider modifying your approach to include collection...

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Receivables management: Offer choices, not credit

September 25, 2015Keith Lilek

A. Ensuring your patients come up with payments when their bills are due is becoming more difficult than ever before. With 76% of Americans living from paycheck to paycheck, and 62% of Americans unable to find even $500 to pay for an unexpected expense, it's little wonder that providers are not getting paid. Providers can reduce the number of patients going to collections with some careful considerations.Offer choices Offering a choice of payment can often make the difference between getting...

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A/R Allegiance tackles billing

June 19, 2015Liz Beaulieu, Editor

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - A/R Allegiance has added medical billing to its portfolio of services in a move that Keith Lilek says repositions the company as a one-stop shop for revenue cycle management.ARA, which is best known for its patient collections services, has been providing medical billing services to providers outside of the HME industry for a number of years, but this month it made those services official, adding them to its re-launched website.“Any possible services that are available...

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ARA tackles billing

June 12, 2015Liz Beaulieu, Editor

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - A/R Allegiance has added medical billing to its portfolio of services in a move that Keith Lilek says repositions the company as a one-stop shop for revenue cycle management.ARA, which is best known for its patient collections services, has been providing medical billing services to providers outside of the HME industry for a number of years, but this month it made those services official, adding them to its re-launched website.“Any possible services that are available...

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A/R Allegiance adds billing services

May 29, 2015HME News Staff

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - A/R Allegiance Group has expanded its services to include medical billing, positioning the company to offer full revenue cycle management. The company's CollectPlus helps providers recover private pay collections and now ClaimCollect can do the same for insurance reimbursement. A/R Allegiance has packaged its services into a five-step revenue cycle management process to help providers grow and thrive: pre-billing documentation audits, billing all types of payers, collections,...

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Mediware integrates with A/R Allegiance

January 6, 2015HME News Staff

LENEXA, Kan. - Mediware Information Systems has entered into an agreement with A/R Allegiance Group, which provides private pay collection services to HME providers, as an integrated solution provider. Per the agreement, Mediware will offer its users access to CollectPlus, a billing service offered by A/R Allegiance. “This relationship will complement the services offered by Advantage Reimbursement, our billing and collection service for the home infusion market,” stated Kelly Mann, Mediware's...

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EBS offers A/R Allegiance program

July 22, 2014HME News Staff

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Electronic Billing Services (EBS) will offer the CollectPlus Program to its clients for private pay billing and collection services, according to a press release from A/R Allegiance. EBS believes the program can help its clients improve private pay recovery and cash flow, as well as provide a consistent follow-up process for billing and collections, according to a press release. “Anything we can do to speed up patient payments to our clients and provide both the patient...

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A/R Allegiance integrates with Universal Software Solutions

July 1, 2014HME News Staff

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - A/R Allegiance has integrated its payment portal with Universal Software Solutions' Healthcare Data Management System (HDMS), the company announced June 30. The integration means the cash posting of any credit card payments made through the payment portal will now be automatically entered into HDMS without human interaction.  Another benefit: reoccurring charge generation. “This will significantly reduce the operational expense involved with collecting outstanding...

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