Latest nTelagent Inc. Stories

2009-05-12 09:58:00

NJHA Members Gain Insight into nTelagent's SPMS, the Retail Application for the Healthcare Industry, to Better Serve Self-Pay Patients, Improve Upfront Revenue Cycle Processes, Decrease Bad Debt and Ensure Compliance PRINCETON, N.J., May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Across the state of New Jersey, hospitals are feeling the effects (http://www.njha.com/press/PressRelease.aspx?id=6981) of the sagging economy - from mounting bad debt and charity care, to service and staff reductions. To...

2008-10-14 09:00:45

Today nTelagent, Inc. announced that its new "Red Flag Compliance Report" helps hospitals and other healthcare service providers to effectively address the Federal Trade Commission's new "Red Flag and Address Discrepancy Rules," which become mandatory November 1, as well as other federal healthcare regulations. The Red Flag Compliance Report is an important component of nTelagent's Self-Pay Management System (SPMS), The Retail Application for the healthcare industry. Similar to applications...

2008-10-07 12:00:52

Hospitals across the state of Texas can now take advantage of the necessary tools and technology to better manage the financial accounts of the patients they serve. Thanks to a just-announced endorsement by Austin-based Texas Hospital Association and its marketing subsidiary HealthShare, participating hospitals can gain access to nTelagent, Inc.'s proprietary technology platform, the Self-Pay Management System (SPMS). SPMS, the Retail Application for the healthcare industry, is...

2008-09-23 12:00:51

Hospitals and other healthcare providers around the country are struggling to improve the management of self-pay patient accounts, and nowhere is the need for a solution more urgent than in the emergency department. In order to help providers better serve self-pay patients--those individuals who must pay all or a portion of their medical bill--nTelagent, Inc. has developed The Retail Application for the healthcare industry, called the Self-Pay Management System (SPMS). Similar to applications...

2008-09-09 09:00:51

Contrary to popular belief, the healthcare industry's bad debt problem can't be blamed solely on the uninsured, according to a just-published national study conducted by nTelagent, Inc. nTelagent's aged trial balance (ATB) analyses of healthcare service providers across the country show that approximately 65% of all bad debt is the result of insured patients, not uninsured patients. This is due to the frequent non-collection of upfront payments such as co-pays, co-insurance, deductibles and...

2008-08-12 09:01:37

Today Nashville-based nTelagent, Inc. announced the completion of a $1.7 million round of Series E convertible preferred shares. nTelagent has developed The Retail Application for the healthcare industry, called the Self-Pay Management System (SPMS), which is revolutionizing the way providers interact with patients at the point of service regarding financial responsibilities. Similar to applications used in the retail industry at the point of sale, the company's proprietary, automated system...

2008-07-30 09:01:27

Managing the accounts of uninsured and underinsured patients just became a little easier for hospitals and health systems throughout the state of South Carolina. Thanks to a new partnership with Nashville, Tenn.-based nTelagent, Inc., members of the South Carolina Hospital Association (SCHA) now have the tools they need to improve the handling and documentation of self-pay patient financial accounts. nTelagent's Self-Pay Management System (SPMS), the healthcare industry's premier...

2008-07-22 09:01:13

nTelagent, Inc. and Social Service Coordinators, Inc. (SSC) have announced a strategic partnership to ensure that every eligible healthcare patient receives the appropriate social services benefits. SSC provides education and assistance to individuals enrolling in federal, state and local social programs. SSC also provides ongoing support to help those individuals retain the benefits for which they are eligible. nTelagent enables healthcare service providers to revolutionize the way they...

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