Turning the tide on uncompensated care

September 13, 2021

Providers have dealt with growing volumes of uncompensated care for the past 20 years, absorbing more than $660 billion in bad debt and financial assistance. Current market trends - in large part attributed to the pandemic - indicate this challenge will intensify for the foreseeable future.

Fortunately, the traditional eligibility and enrollment function is evolving at hospitals and becoming a much more effective tool in protecting the bottom line. As providers embrace what innovative technology has to offer and understand the power of technology in the hands of knowledgeable, well-trained staff, what appears to be an insurmountable challenge becomes more manageable.

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