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Debt Collection Becoming More Necessary for Physicians
HealthLeaders Media

Medical debt collection is becoming more important for physician practices as large deductibles and managed care plans shift more costs to the patient. Practices should review their policies on payment and collection to ensure they are up to date with the current demands for cash flow. At the same time, experts say physician practices need to ensure their procedure for appealing denied reimbursement claims is top notch. As healthcare dollars get squeezed, managed care companies will look for ways to deny more claims.