September 19, 2014 11:23 AM ET

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Company Overview of PatientFocus

Company Overview

PatientFocus, a medical billing company, focuses on self-pay and patient-pay accounts after insurance and before bad debt collections. It offers patients with interest-free payment options without a credit check. The company manages patient communications, including statements, inbound and outbound telephone follow-ups, and online payment options. It serves hospitals, physician groups, and other providers in the United States. PatientFocus was formerly known as PatientCredit, Inc. and changed its name to PatientFocus on October 22, 2012. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Nashville, Tennessee.

530 Church Street

Suite 301

Nashville, TN 37219

United States

Founded in 2008

Phone:

615-300-8894

Fax:

615-246-3931

Key Executives for PatientFocus

Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer
Chief Information Officer
Executive Vice President of Business Development
Vice President of Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

PatientFocus Key Developments

PatientFocus Extends Agreement with Choice Medical

PatientFocus announced it has extended its agreement with Choice Medical Inc. The ongoing partnership will provide Choice Medical patients access to Patient Focus' suite of patient-pay account management services. PatientFocus deals exclusively with patient-pay collections after insurance and before bad debt. Functioning as an extension of a client's billing office, the company provides patients with flexible, interest-free payment options without a credit check. PatientFocus manages 100% of patient communications, including statements, inbound and outbound telephone follow-up and online payment options. PatientFocus currently provides Choice Medical's patients with access to its financial counselors and allows those patients to select payment plans online via their smartphone or computer. They can pay over time, interest-free, in a variety of ways, including check, credit card, bank draft and Health Savings Account.

PatientFocus Expands Senior Management Team

PatientFocus announced six additions to its senior management team. PatientFocus provides full-service patient-pay account management (payments due after insurance and before bad debt) to hospitals, physician groups and other providers across the country. PatientFocus offers every patient flexible, interest-free payment options without a credit check. New members of the PatientFocus management team include Dick Nord, Executive Vice President of Business Development, is former Territory Manager of ACMI/Olympus. Tony Dover, Chief Information Officer, was previously with Medical Reimbursements of America and also served as Councilman, Vice-Mayor and Mayor of Smyrna, Tennessee. Pat Sheridan, Vice President of Operations, was Vice President of Business Development for InStream LLC. Jesse Wrenn, Director of Data Analytics, is a former assistant research professor at Vanderbilt University. Nicole Lyons, Director of Customer Service, was the Supervisor for Outbound Verification and Member Services at Windsor Health Group and Sarah Phelps, Inside Sales Representative, most recently held research and analysis roles with LexMark and Cintas.

PatientFocus Announces Board Appointments

PatientFocus announced that healthcare entrepreneur Philip Hertik and veteran venture capital investor Lucius E. Burch, IV, have joined the company's board of directors. Philip Hertik is the retired chairman and CEO of Windsor Health Group Inc. Lucius E. Burch, IV, is the manager of Burch House G.P. and Burch House II G.P.

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