Ready for prime time? Make your financial assistance policy a class act.

Abstract

Today's regulatory climate makes it far from simple for hospitals to offer discounts to uninsured and indigent patients. Questions abound regarding whether offering such discounts might lead to reductions in Medicare payments for outliers, new technology, and bad debt. Offering waivers of coinsurance or deductibles may seem an attractive option, but routine… (More)

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@article{Barry2005ReadyFP, title={Ready for prime time? Make your financial assistance policy a class act.}, author={Dennis R Barry and Christopher L Keough}, journal={Healthcare financial management : journal of the Healthcare Financial Management Association}, year={2005}, volume={59 3}, pages={48-55} }