Rising Healthcare Spending Takes Its Toll on Consumers
Industry experts predict health care spending to increase 5.7% annually over the next decade.
With health care costs increasing, patients that are already struggling with paying for medical bills face a future with an even great financial burden. With the adoption of the Affordable Care Act and the rule changes that have taken effect, dealing with the changes in the health care has become a challenging task for anyone, let alone consumers. Everyone involved is in a uncertain position, one that is unlikely to change in the foreseeable future.
Publisher of Revenue Cycle News and vice president of Global Services for MiraMed
25 years of experience consulting on numerous financial and revenue cycle engagements across various health care market segments; has designed and developed executable strategies for outsourcing initiatives for clinical and revenue cycle financial performance improvement, revenue enhancement and expense reduction for a broad range of hospitals, health systems and multi-specialty physician groups
Numerous educational webinars and speaking engagements such as Healthcare Financial Management Association, MiraMed Learning Institute, National Association of Healthcare Access Management (HFMA) and American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM)
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Member HFMA, American Collectors Association and Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)