rising consumer debt

2017 Survey Shows Rising Consumer Debt

A recent survey conducted by Experian revealed rising consumer debt, especially for auto, student and credit card debt. An article about the survey, “State of Credit: 2017,” was published January 11, 2018 and covered consumer spending and debt during 2017 using data from Experian’s eighth annual “State of Credit” survey. The piece opens with positive…

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revenue cycle management

Tracking KPIs in Revenue Cycle Management: Pt 1

Revenue cycle management relies on key performance indicators to monitor the day-to-day operations of healthcare organizations wishing to remain profitable and offer the finest patient care. These metrics represent the mathematical tools that allow administrators to gauge revenue cycle efficiency and make real-time adjustments to strategies that benefit institutions and patients alike. The numbers also form the basis of periodic scorecards and reports to all institutional stakeholders and are essential to holding departments accountable.

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Certified Revenue Cycle Representative Offered by HFMA

The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) has added a new certification to its selection of education programs, the Certified Revenue Cycle Representative (CRCR). CRCR certification helps set performance standards for individuals working in revenue cycle management and verifies that a specific level of knowledge and expertise has been reached. Individuals holding this certification are promised…

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collection professionals

Collection Professionals Advance with ACA Intl 2018 Events

With a mission to support members through education and advocacy, ACA International provides a multitude of resources for collection professionals through the organization’s 2018 schedule of events. ACA International presents specialized educational content for industry representatives of all position levels from small to large-scale operations serving healthcare, retail, financial services and more. To improve individual…

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