Charity Care: Tools to Manage the Uninsured Population
Your hospital doesn't have to lose millions of dollars every year providing care to the uninsured.
Charity care for the uninsured patient population is a universal problem for healthcare providers. Now you don't have to struggle through this controversial issue any longer.
"Charity Care: Tools for Managing the Uninsured Population"provides strategies and case studies you can use to meet the challenges inherent in providing charity care. This comprehensive resource will help you assess risk and develop appropriate policies and procedures to educate your revenue cycle team.
Healthcare financial management and consulting expert Sandra Wolfskill, FHFMA, provides best practices, case studies, and sample policies and forms to help you build or refine the foundation of your charity care program. All of the files are included on an accompanying CD-ROM so you can download, customize, and use the tools you need right away.Tools you need to get the job done
You'll discover strategies to initiate and implement change in the way your hospital delivers charity care, improve operations, and increase patient satisfaction with the hospital's billing and collections operation.
Chief financial officers, PFS directors, revenue cycle directors, billing and collection managers, and anyone involved in making decisions about your organization's charity care position will find "Charity Care: " Tools for Managing the Uninsured Population an invaluable investment."
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Applicable accounting principles
Sample accounting entries
ODJFS sample application for HCAP
Best practices The ideal revenue cycle and charity processing
Detailed preservice workflow Charity processing in
Time of service charity processing details
Detailed time of service workflow Charity processingUnscheduled patient
Detailed postservice workflow Charity processing
Eligibility scales and forms
Sample notification to patients physician
Implementing contemporary financial assistance