Patient Access Services: Point of Service Collections

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This course explains the importance of collecting payment at the point of service or prior to service. We will review insurance terminology, plan designs, networks, and benefits. This course is designed to enhance your skills when collecting upfront payments and explaining the patient’s financial responsibility.



Lesson 1

  • Explain why up-front collections are important to healthcare organizations
  • Define terms such as copayment, deductible, coinsurance, and out-of-pocket maximum

Lesson 2

  • Identify effective methods of asking patients for payment
  • Calculate and explain estimated patient responsibility amounts

Target Audience

  • Patient Access Services
  • Schedulers
  • Business Services
  • Ancillary Departments with Registration Responsibility

CE Credits

AHIMA This program has been approved for 1 continuing education unit for use in fulfilling the continued education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Granting prior approval from AHIMA does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.

Purchasing Details

  • Upon purchase, you will have a 6-month subscription to this course. This will allow you the opportunity to complete and review as often as you like for 6 months.
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37 reviews for Patient Access Services: Point of Service Collections

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    Very easy to understand, I feel i have a much better grasp on ROI

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    I really enjoyed your format for learning and was glad to increase my knowledge on these subjects.

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