2013 Annual Session - Collecting Your Fee: Legal, Practical and Ethical Issues


Credits: None available.

Standard: $30.00

Description

Collecting Your Fee: Legal, Ethical and Practical Considerations

This lecture explores issues that impact on fee collection efforts from legal, practical, and ethical perspectives. The legal nuances associated with fee collections and the process for terminating nonpaying patients from your practice will be discussed. This presentation is designed to make orthodontic staff aware of the legal, practical and ethical issues that surround efforts to collect delinquent accounts.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss federal laws and guidelines as they relate to debt collection, and the ethical issues that impact fee-collection efforts
  • State what an effective fee-collection effort consists of
  • Determine how to effectively communicate with patients about past-due accounts
  • Recognize when and how it is appropriate to dismiss a patient for non-payment.

Speaker(s):

Tags: financial

Credits

  • 1.50 - CE

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