Days in A/R: what's your magic number?

  • Daniel C Hobbs
  • Published 2007 in
    Healthcare financial management : journal of the…


Multiplying service-to-pay days by the percentage of payer mix for each payer will result in the optimum number of days in A/R. Changes in payer mix of at least 5 percent will affect this optimum number. For example, a higher percentage of self-pay patients results in a higher number of days in A/R. 


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@article{Hobbs2007DaysIA, title={Days in A/R: what's your magic number?}, author={Daniel C Hobbs}, journal={Healthcare financial management : journal of the Healthcare Financial Management Association}, year={2007}, volume={61 9}, pages={128-30} }