Patient Information Is Important

Every medical office needs to get as much asset information as possible on a new patient. One does not know which patient will keep an insurance check and fail to pay the doctor.

Make sure your patient information sheet lists the patient’s employment address and telephone number; the name of the spouse and his or her employment address and telephone number. Remember a spouse can be joined in suit for medical necessities and salaries can be garnished after judgment is obtained. Also if you get a co-pay check – photo copy it so you will know where the patient banks