Payments

HFMA ANI Update: Orbograph Breaks Record for Demonstrations at a Show

By orbograph / July 1, 2016 / 0 Comments

The HFMA ANI conference in Las Vegas, Nevada concluded yesterday. The sessions and keynote presentations were well coordinated and integrated with the theme — “Out of the Box” — for the finance and revenue cycle groups within hospitals. The challenge of our healthcare revenue cycle and payment process is to understand how one can actually attain a level of…

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How Mobile Apps Helped 100,000 Get Virtually Free Healthcare

By jgregory / June 23, 2016 / 0 Comments

The challenges of achieving an efficient healthcare system are far reaching.  In the US, we are all familiar with HIPAA, healthcare fraud, delayed payments, PCI and the challenges of converting from traditional workflows into digital. As companies like OrboGraph help facilitate a transition to full automation of the insurance payment process, others are introducing innovations…

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What Are the Lost Revenues When Patients Don't Pay?

By orbograph / June 16, 2016 / 0 Comments

Jaeme Adams, cofounder and CEO of SwervePay, has an interesting take on improving the reliability of patient payments. He lists three very good reasons to take seriously what he calls an “illness” infecting Healthcare provider offices across the country: $32 billion could be recaptured annually if the patient billing and payment process was simplified. This can be…

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Even With New Payments, Volumes Can Decline – Can Mobile Overcome?

By jgregory / June 15, 2016 / 0 Comments

In an article ostensibly about a new mobile pay program introduced by a little company called Google, there is interesting challenge that mobile payments needs to overcome to go truly mainstream. Volume decline…

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5 Most Common Hospital Revenue Cycle Management Challenges

By jgregory / June 9, 2016 / 0 Comments

Do you agree with RevCycle Intelligence’s ranking of the top five most common pain points for the hospital revenue cycle? Billing and collections errors Health information technology challenges Lack of staff training Failure to monitor the entire claims process Failure to have a financial policy The article is well worth reading, because it offers useful solutions. Given the…

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“Fraudsters are innovative & persevering—money is a great motivator!"

By orbograph / June 7, 2016 / 0 Comments

It should come as no surprise to security-obsessed online merchants that fraud is the leading concern of e-commerce merchants polled by the Merchant Risk Council, a Seattle-based worldwide association of e-commerce payments and risk-control executives. The MRC polled a total of 193 merchants in December and January at companies of varying industries and sizes (see their report…

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What's More Important – – Faster Payments or Universal Acceptance?

By orbograph / June 1, 2016 / 0 Comments

While some major corporations and regulators in developed markets like the U.S. and U.K. are narrowing in on same-day and near-instantaneous electronic payments, in developing nations, businesses just want to trust that a payment will land where and when it’s supposed to – it doesn’t have to be instant.

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Ambulatory Surgery Centers & Hospitals — An RCM Opportunity

By orbograph / May 26, 2016 / 0 Comments

Yet another example of how continual evolution in healthcare is an opportunity for providers as well as solution companies to address specific market needs.

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US Hospital Electronic Payment & Remittance Adoption: Fill Out a Survey for a Chance to Win the OrboDrone

By orbograph / May 3, 2016 / 0 Comments

When it comes to Electronic Payment and Remittance Adoption in the US hospital market, what are the real numbers?

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Why are Patient Payment Collections Such a Priority?

By orbograph / May 2, 2016 / 0 Comments

Revenues improve and bad debt declines when emphasis is placed on collecting at point of service, leading to an industry-wide emphasis on streamlining that process.

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