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Sunknowledge partners with Illinois cardiovascular practice 

October 2, 2023HME News Staff

NEW YORK – Sunknowledge, a provider of outsourced billing and revenue cycle management services, has a partnership with an Illinois cardiovascular practice that has more than 34 specialties, 207 medical providers and 24 locations. “In today's challenging health care landscape, outsourcing has emerged as the solution to the labor shortage crisis in medical billing,” said Ronnie Hastings, a senior director at Sunknowledge. “Outsourcing offers a lifeline by providing...

Billing, Revenue Cycle Management, Sunknowledge


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UnitedHealthcare drops certain prior authorizations 

August 21, 2023HME News Staff

EDINA, Minn. – UnitedHealthcare says it will begin a two-phased approach to eliminating the prior authorization requirement for many procedure codes starting Sept. 1, 2023, to help reduce the administrative burden on health care professionals and their staff.  This move will reduce the payer’s overall prior authorization volume by nearly 20%.  “This is part of our comprehensive effort to simplify the health care experience for our members and network health care...

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HW&Co., ECS South merge 

June 6, 2023HME News Staff

CLEVELAND – HW&Co., a regional CPA and advisory firm with offices in Cleveland, Columbus and Mansfield, Ohio, has announced it has successfully merged with ECS Billing & Consulting South. ECS’s 30-plus employees will join the more than 110 HW&Co. employees serving clients across Ohio and the United States, and its office in Dublin will become the company's sixth office. “When thinking about what was next for ECS, we wanted to partner with a firm with similar values in how it...

Billing, ECS South, HW&Co., Operations


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Market for back-office services growing

May 18, 2023John Andrews

Automation technology has made great strides within the HME industry, organizing and streamlining operational office functions that go beyond billing. That progress has changed the dynamic of a provider’s financial processes and business workflow.  “Basically, there are many areas in the HME provider’s business, including revenue cycle management, where advanced technology and automation – including artificial intelligence – can be used to improve process throughput,...

Billing, Prochant, Strategic Office Support, Tactical Back Office


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NSM outsources billing and collections 

February 27, 2023HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has chosen AGS Health, a revenue cycle management solutions provider, as a strategic partner to perform administrative functions related to funding, billing and collections.  NSM expects the partnership to maximize its revenue cycle performance through continuous process- and tech-enabled productivity improvements, while improving quality and cycle times for clients.  “While this is clearly the right decision to further strengthen...

Billing, Collections, National Seating & Mobility (NSM), Revenue Cycle Management


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Prochant signs on as VGM partner

May 23, 2022HME News Staff

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Prochant has secured a key partnership with VGM & Associates to be the member services organization’s official partner for focused billing solutions. “As experts in revenue cycle management for the HME industry, we feel a responsibility to be present and accessible to HME providers,” said Mathew Mammen, CEO of Prochant. “This partnership with VGM will provide exactly that. Our goal is to show VGM members fast, secure and efficient ways to automate their...

Billing, Collections, Prochant, Revenue Cycle Management, VGM & Associates


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Breg names new president/CEO 

March 15, 2022HME News Staff

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Breg, an orthopedic and billing services company, has announced that its board of directors has appointed Kevin Hobert president and CEO. Hobert, who will succeed Brad Lee, who is retiring, will spearhead the next phase of the company’s expansion. “We conducted a robust national search, and Mr. Hobert stood out based on his successful career in health care leadership, his deep industry knowledge and his commitment to customer experience," said Stuart Simpson,...

Billing, Breg, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Orthopedics


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ACU-Serve buys Pro-Med

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ACU-Serve buys Pro-Med

October 5, 2021HME News Staff

AKRON, Ohio – ACU-Serve has acquired Boca Raton, Fla.-based Professional Medical Administrators in a move the company says better positions it to “capture the highest collection rates at the lowest cost.”  The acquisition adds 60 U.S.-based employees, bringing ACU-Serve’s total roster to 200 employees.  “In a world where HME providers are struggling with staffing, our acquiring Pro-Med and being able to utilize their highly trained HME resources is a...

ACU-Serve, Billing, Collections, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Pro-Med


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ACU-Serve finds Perfect acquisition

August 4, 2020HME News Staff

AKRON, Ohio - ACU-Serve became the new owner of A Perfect Medical Billing Service effective Aug. 1. Terri Minnich and her team will join the ACU-Serve family, says Jim Knight, partner and CEO of ACU-Serve. “Terri and her team have built a very successful billing company with a proven track record of significantly improving and automating billing and collection practices and increasing client collections and bottom line revenue,” he said. “Adding Terri and her team to our Client...

ACU-Serve, Billing, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)


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Prochant expands into infusion pharmacy market

August 4, 2020HME News Staff

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Prochant now offers its billing and process outsourcing solutions to infusion pharmacies and current HME provider clients that administer infusion therapies. “We are excited to start our work with pharmacy providers,” said Joey Graham, general manager and executive vice president. “With the COVID-19 crisis, infusion pharmacies play a more important role in health care than ever before. Prochant is ready to help these overwhelmed providers manage their business...

Billing, Home Infusion, Outsourcing, Prochant


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