NPR Explores Recent Changes in Medical Debt Collection Practices

On its AM drive-time program “Morning Edition” Friday, National Public Radio ran a segment that delved into the world of medical accounts receivable management and the rising tide of bad debt at hospitals. The piece also revealed some interesting recent changes in debt collection practices. The segment, titled “With Medical Debt Rising, Some Doctors Push For Payment Upfront,” examines the issues healthcare providers are facing with increasing co-pays and deductibles leading to <more>