Transparency guideline for collecting patient payments, Willmar, Minn.'s, Rice Hospital says
WILLMAR -- Transparency is Rice Memorial Hospital's guideline for collecting payment from patients for the care they receive, hospital officials says.
It's a message they reiterated this week in the wake of allegations that Accretive Health Inc., a medical consulting firm from Illinois, used high-pressure tactics to collect from patients at some Twin Cities hospitals.
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