Health Management Associates (HMA), an operator of general acute care, non-urban hospitals located throughout the United States, has executed an agreement to utilize revenue cycle management services from NextGen Healthcare’s Practice Solutions Division.
HMA previously selected NextGen EMR and NextGen Enterprise Practice Management (EPM) in 2007. Its selection of NextGen Practice Solutions represents the third phase in the organization’s long-term plan to implement the integrated NextGen Healthcare clinical and financial platform, according to the Horsham, Pa.-based NextGen.
Services offered through NextGen Practice Solutions include: eligibility checking; charge capture; claims scrubbing; electronic claims submission; payment posting; patient correspondence; image and document management; accounts receivable follow up with payor organizations and patients; call center; and EMR, according to the company.
The Naples, Fla.-based HMA owns and operates 57 hospitals, with approximately 8,100 licensed beds, in non-urban communities located throughout the United States.