President of Healthcare Receivables Group Presents at Annual Rural Healthcare Summit in Nashville

Nashville, TN (September 2013) – Neil Koonce, president of Knoxville-based Healthcare Receivables Group, was a presenter at HealthTech’s Annual Rural Healthcare Summit in Nashville, TN in September. The Revenue Cycle Forum featured Koonce’s presentation about building successful relationships that impact the hospital revenue cycle.

HealthTech Management Services presented the annual education event focused on addressing the challenges and opportunities facing today’s health care organizations. Healthcare leaders from hospitals across the country came to listen to industry experts address the most compelling issues facing healthcare leaders.

Founded in 1993, HRG provides outsourcing solutions for self-pay and insurance receivables that improve cash flow, enhance customer service, and improve profitability for healthcare providers across the country. Visit Healthcare Receivables Group’s website at www.hcrcvgrp.com for more information about the company.

Neil Koonce Selected as Board Member for Knoxville Leadership Foundation

Knoxville, TN (February 2013) – Neil Koonce, President of Knoxville-based Healthcare Receivables Group, has been appointed to a three-year term as a Board Member for the Knoxville Leadership Foundation.

Knoxville Leadership Foundation serves the Knoxville, Tennessee area by connecting communities of resource with communities of need. The Foundation targets five specific areas of need: homes for the working poor, home repair for those who can’t afford it, training for non-profit groups, mentoring for children with parents in prison, and a workforce development program to prepare teens and adults for their careers.

The Knoxville Leadership Foundation is a member of Leadership Foundations of America, a national network of local faith-based organizations that mobilize leaders from all walks of life to tackle our cities’ biggest problems.

 

Healthcare Receivables Group Receives Award for Best Places to Work in Collections 2012

Knoxville, TN (November 2012) – Healthcare Receivables Group was named as one of the Best Places to Work in Collections for 2012. This program was created by insideARM.com and Best Companies Group. Healthcare Receivables Group was recognized and ranked 3rd in the “Small Companies” category (15-74 employees).

After a rigorous two-part process, 31 accounts receivable management companies were selected to be recognized. The process consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration, survey and analysis process and determined the final rankings.

HRG was also recognized in 2011 as one of the Best Places to Work in Collections in the Small Company category.

 

Neil Koonce to Receive Frederick C. Morgan Individual Achievement Award

Knoxville, TN (June 2012) – Neil Koonce, President of Knoxville-based Healthcare Receivables Group, is the recipient of the 2012 Frederick C. Morgan Achievement Award. Mr. Koonce is the 54th recipient of the prestigious award given by the Healthcare Financial Management Association annually. The award, the highest individual honor granted by the Association, recognizes Koonce for career contributions to the field of healthcare financial management and for voluntary leadership at the chapter, regional, and national levels of the Association.

Koonce has been in the Receivables Management industry since 1985. He founded Receivables Management Bureau (now Healthcare Receivables Group) in 1993. Neil currently serves as the President of HRG, a healthcare accounts receivables management company that specializes exclusively in revenue cycle operations. Koonce will receive the Frederick C. Morgan Achievement Award on June 26th at the 2012 HFMA National Institute in Las Vegas.

Healthcare Receivables Group Provides Scholarship for Mission of Hope

Knoxville, TN (April 2012) – Healthcare Receivables Group, a Knoxville-based accounts receivables management and consulting firm, has gifted a college scholarship to a high school student in rural Appalachia through Mission of Hope.  Neil Koonce, HRG President, presented the college scholarship to Mission of Hope’s Executive Director, Emmette Thompson, at a recent company event.

Koonce commented, “Our corporate culture is predicated on loving our neighbors. Mission of Hope is special to us because their work impacts our region and we see tangible evidence of their success. Education is foundational for breaking poverty. We are thankful to provide a scholarship, through Mission of Hope, to a student that may not otherwise have an opportunity to attend college.”

Since 1996, the Mission of Hope has taken hope to the people of Appalachia. It provides Christian ministries during appropriate seasons of the year through a system of delivering clothes, food, toys, and school supplies to impoverished families. Additionally, Mission of hope assists in home repairs. To encourage qualifying students of the area, scholarships are provided to assist in developing students’ skills or other interest for the creation of new or expanded jobs in the area.

Healthcare Receivables Group Receives Award for Best Places to Work in Collections 2011

Knoxville, TN (November 2011) – Healthcare Receivables Group was recognized as a 2011 Best Places to Work in Collections company. The award program is designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best places of employment in the accounts receivable management (ARM) industry, and was created and facilitated by insideARM.com and Best Companies Group.

Healthcare Receivables Group was ranked 13thth in the “Small Companies” category (15-74 employees).This year, 30 companies met the standard to be selected. The two-part survey process consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration, survey and analysis process and determined the final rankings.

Healthcare Receivables Group Selected as Service Provider for Mountain States Health Alliance

Knoxville, TN (October 2010) – Knoxville-based Healthcare Receivables Group (HRG) has been selected as a service provider by Johnson City-based Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA).  HRG will provide its receivables management services to MSHA hospitals in Tennessee and Virginia.

Mountain States Health Alliance, formed in 1998, is the largest healthcare system in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. MSHA has 14 hospitals, serving 29 counties in Tennessee, Virginia, Kentucky and North Carolina.

Neil Koonce, president of Healthcare Receivables Group, commented, “Mountain States is a distinguished organization in our industry. Being selected as a service provider through a stringent evaluation process is a testament to our firm and we are thankful to partner with them. We look forward to impacting the revenue cycle at each of their 14 hospitals.”

Founded in 1993, HRG provides outsourcing solutions for self-pay and insurance receivables that improve cash flow, enhance customer service, and improve profitability for healthcare providers across the country. Visit Healthcare Receivables Group’s website at www.hcrcvgrp.com for more information about the company.

 

Receivables Management Bureau Inc. Announces New Name – Healthcare Receivables Group (HRG)

Knoxville, TN (June 2009) – Receivables Management Bureau, Inc., a Tennessee-based receivables management firm, has announced it is changing its name to Healthcare Receivables Group (HRG).

Founded in 1993, HRG provides outsourcing solutions for self-pay and insurance receivables that improve cash flow, enhance customer service, and improve profitability for healthcare providers across the country. HRG’s services directly impact the revenue cycle of healthcare providers throughout the United States.

Neil Koonce, President of Healthcare Receivables Group, commented, “Our new name more accurately describes our exclusive focus on healthcare and the company we’ve become. We are excited about the uniqueness this improvement provides and the platform for growth it gives us for our future. ”

Visit Healthcare Receivables Group’s website at www.hcrcvgrp.com for more information about the company.

 

National Healthcare Financial Management Association Elects Neil Koonce for Chapter Advancement Team

Chicago, IL  (June 2003) – The Healthcare Financial Management Association has elected Neil Koonce, president of Receivables Management Bureau, to the Chapter Advancement Team (C.A.T.) for the National Association. Koonce becomes one of 9 Chapter Advancement team consultants nationwide and will serve a three-year term.

As a C.A.T. member, Koonce will work with the 70 HFMA chapters across the U.S. in areas related to strategic planning, organizational structure, membership, and education performance. Koonce will also serve as a facilitator and instructor at the association’s annual Leadership Training Conference as part of his duties as a C.A.T. member. Koonce is a past president of the Tennessee Chapter of HFMA and has served in other capacities with the National Association.

The Healthcare Financial Management Association is the nation’s leading membership organization for healthcare financial professionals. HFMA members include chief executive officers, chief financial officers, controllers, patient accounts managers, accountants, and consultants. HFMA, based in Westchester, Illinois, has a national membership of over 30,000 professionals.

 

 

 

Tennessee Chapter of Healthcare Financial Management Association Announces Neil Koonce as President

Nashville, TN (May 1998) – The Healthcare Financial Management Association has elected Neil Koonce president of the Tennessee Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association. Koonce, president of Knoxville-based Receivables Management Bureau, will take office in June, serving a one-year term.

As the president of the Tennessee Chapter, Koonce will lead the nearly 1,000 members in the state-wide association. The Tennessee Chapter is the nation’s fifth largest chapter in HFMA’s 70 nationwide chapters.

The Healthcare Financial Management Association is the nation’s leading membership organization for healthcare financial professionals. HFMA members include chief executive officers, chief financial officers, controllers, patient accounts managers, accountants, and consultants. HFMA, based in Westchester, Illinois, has a national membership of over 30,000 professionals.