Value-based-healthcare-IC System

Value-based healthcare seems to be in a holding pattern, thanks to shifts in healthcare policy in Washington. At the same time, many physicians and healthcare executives expect this idea to one day become reality. Even if the change is slow. Some 82 percent of 450 physicians and health plan executives surveyed expect the transition to value-based […]

government collection best practices-IC System

Government agencies face unique sets of challenges which can prevent them from being run like businesses. But that doesn’t mean government entities that provide utility and other services shouldn’t strive for the sorts of efficiency and revenue maximization that commercial enterprises do. Reassessing your billing strategies with government collection best practices can decrease your volume of […]

david gunderson award-IC System

On Wednesday, March 21, the Vadnais Heights Economic Development Corporation (VHEDC) honored local business leaders and presented awards to several outstanding individuals for their excellence in business and their valuable contributions to the community. At the ceremony, the Rising Stars Award was presented to three emerging professionals in the Northeast Metro area. IC System, whose […]

patient-billing-disputes-IC System

Over the past decade, you may have noticed your patients are becoming much more aware and savvy when it comes to this aspect of their healthcare: what it says on the bill. More Americans do have health insurance, but they are also responsible for paying deductibles that can add up to several thousand dollars a year. That […]

dental offices-IC System

Obviously, no dentist would start drilling without consulting the patient. Yet, a patient caught unaware by a higher-than-expected bill can feel just as betrayed. In 2016, the average dental practice had $47,000 worth of accounts receivable at 90 days or greater, according to a study by Sikka Software. If these are patients that walked out the door […]