As patients take responsibility for a greater share of their medical costs, bad debt is expected to mount as more bills go unpaid. Modern Healthcare finance reporter Beth Kutscher discusses the issue with Thomas Yoesle, COO for revenue cycle at Orlando (Fla.) Health; Bret Kelsey, chief revenue officer at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Palo Alto, Calif.; and Joseph Fifer, president and CEO of the Healthcare Financial Management Association.
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