Demystifying the Sliding Fee Discount Schedule

Demystifying the Sliding Fee Discount Schedule

There is always a lot of discussion around the Sliding Fee Discount Schedule and how to structure it to be HRSA compliant. This webinar will help you better understand the general requirements in accordance with the new HRSA Compliance Manual. We discuss the key elements that are needed in order to make informed decisions about your fee schedule, sliding fee discount and nominal fee, and how they work in conjunction with each other. We also discuss how to handle lab charges, multiple sliding fee discount schedules, patient payment incentives and what to do when a patient refuses to pay.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify general SFDS requirements in accordance with the new HRSA compliance manual
  2. Understand the key elements to making informed decisions on your fee schedule, sliding fee discount, and nominal fee, and how they work in conjunction with each other
  3. Recognize how to handle lab charges, multiple sliding fee discount schedules, patient payment incentives and  when patients refuse to pay