HSM543 Discussions Week 2

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HSM543 Discussions Week 2
Why is managing accounts receivable and collections so critical to a healthcare organization’s…

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HSM543 Discussions Week 2

HSM543 Discussions Week 2

All Students Posts 99 Pages 

Patient Protection and Affordable Care – 55 Pages 

On March 23, 2010, President Barack Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), a primary healthcare reform legislation of the 111th U.S. Congress.  This new law brought about massive changes in the way that healthcare is delivered and founded in our nation.  To say that PPACA is controversial is to utter a huge understatement.  Many U.S. states and private organizations filed suit in Federal Court challenging the constitutionality of the Act, but the US Supreme Court upheld it.

Just about everyone is affected by this law.  What are the major impacts of PPACA on hospitals?  What are the major impacts on doctors?  What are the major impacts on patients?  In your own view, has PPACA improved healthcare in America?

What changes in PPACA do you think would make it more effective moving forward?...

Accounts Receivable Management – 54 Pages 

Why is managing accounts receivable and collections so critical to a healthcare organization’s financial health?  Discuss short-term and long-term implications of poor accounts receivable management.

What are some things that hospitals and clinics can do proactively to improve their collections and reduce their days in AR?

How long do you think that healthcare organizations should work their own accounts before turning them over to a professional collection agency?...