Is your Patient Accounting System Meeting Your Medical Billing Needs?

Risks of Relying on a Patient Accounting System for Revenue Cycle Functions

Implementing a new enterprise patient accounting system (PAS) is a significant undertaking for health systems of all sizes, yet health care leaders often decide to use a PAS as their medical claims and billing engine without a complete evaluation of whether the system can meet all their needs.

In our executive checklist, Five Risks of Relying on Your Patient Accounting System for Claims and Billing Management, we explore the risks associated with relying solely on a PAS for important revenue cycle functionality, including:

  • Increased denials
  • Lost or delayed revenue
  • Higher cost-to-collect