10 collection tactics for your high-deductible patients


High-deductible health plans are on the rise. Here are 10 methods to ensure your practice collects from patients with these plans.

Patient collections are much more than collecting $10 copays: those days are long gone.Patients are paying a greater percentage of what you get paid and will be paying an ever-higher percentage in the years to come.Smart and consistent patient collections tactics must be a part of every practice's financial strategy.

Though the rate of healthcare spending may have slowed, the share absorbed by patients has done the opposite.Here are a few basics for improving your patient collections.