Potential trouble in collecting accounts receivable?
You may want to pay attention to if premiums are paid current on patients’ health insurance purchased under the Affordable Care Act exchanges. This article references the struggles of a Texas practice in handling ACA Exchange insurance: NPR Article - ACA Exchange Policies. As Patrick Warfield of Stites and Harbison points out here, many Tennesseans have incomes too high for Medicaid but too low for ACA subsidies. Patrick states that “those patients that fall into this gap of coverage could leave medical providers with unpaid and uncollectable medical bills.”