Managing our own productivity is generally within our control, and for a new entrepreneur using your time wisely is often difficult. More importantly, how do you know if your employees are productive? You should start by looking for unproductive behavior. Many higher level employees use the tactic of over-promising but then not delivering on those promises.
Be persistent with providers when negotiating medical bills Paul D. Prior to this, I had been a licensed insurance producer in a variety of fields including health insurance. I was selling health insurance and Medicare plans in as Obamacare came into effect, and I saw firsthand how things began to go from bad to worse in health insurance.
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I had no idea things could be so much easier and more cost-efficient, and now I cannot see myself ever going back to insurance. Overcoming billing challenges Samaritan members often face the challenge of getting appropriate discounts and the proper documentation from providers. Since my wife and I just had our first child, I have gained a lot of experience working with billing offices and procuring discounts.
My general experience with providers has been good, and I have had no problems receiving the shares from members in a timely manner. However, we did encounter major frustrations when we received bad information from health care billing representatives.
In one instance, a hospital employee emphatically told me that they "no longer offer self-pay discounts. This, I fear, is all too common in our bureaucratic health care system, where the right hand does not even know what the left hand is doing. The squeaky wheel gets the grease Sometimes providers are not willing, at least initially, to offer any discount to uninsured patients.
My best advice is, above all, be persistent. This was the case for me recently as I dealt with a very stubborn third-party billing office. At first, I was told there were no discounts of any kind available, so I entered into a monthly payment plan and made minimum payments.
The next time I spoke to a representative, however, I asked again, and was given a 15 percent discount. That would not turn out to be the end of it. After a few weeks had passed, supervisors made the representative call me back and say they could not honor the discount because she had not had authorization to give any discount.
I also sent a formal letter of complaint directly to their office, which included the following: It is common industry practice to offer customers a discount who are willing to pay cash without going through an insurance company.
After I did this, suddenly they changed their tune once more! Now I have been given a 40 percent discount with this provider as well. Stressing to them that they were violating a common industry practice by not offering discounts seems to have been the key here. To fellow members dealing with difficult billing offices, I want to offer encouragement.Find all Before And After answers to your Wheel of Fortune (mobile app) puzzles!
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Oct 09, · Have you ever complained to a business about your service?
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