1. Implement an effective billing and collection process: Ensure that your billing and collection process is efficient and effective. This includes verifying insurance coverage before treatment, sending timely and accurate invoices, following up with patients who have outstanding balances, and offering payment plans.
2. Train your staff: Training your staff on the importance of collecting patient balances, proper billing and coding, and how to effectively communicate with patients about their bills can greatly improve your A/R collection.
3. Use technology: Utilize technology such as electronic billing and payment systems to streamline the billing and collection process. This can also reduce errors and improve accuracy in billing, resulting in faster payment processing and improved cash flow.