Chronic and life-threatening illnesses are not the only factors that can burden patients. Financial stress is another major issue that many of them face when they get to a hospital to seek treatment. Filling out patient forms, filing for insurance claims and settling the bill, among others, can be a tedious process as well. Given all these, getting quality healthcare can be quite challenging for patients.
This is why hospitals are urged to create a consumer-focused revenue cycle management (RCM) program. Consumer-focused means that the process is designed to make it easier for patients to access information, fill out the necessary papers and make payments, among others. Since the entire treatment process starts and ends with the RCM, it’s important for hospitals to make it patient-friendly. In this way, hospitals can tend to their patients beyond their medical needs.
Hospitals can make their RCM more consumer-centric by creating efficient scheduling, registration and payment systems, among others. It can be done in several ways, including the following:Read more from this blog. http://bit.ly/2mMrhc1