Halifax Health Selects NCO for Revenue Cycle Solutions

Oct 14, 2010, 15:00 ET from NCO Group, Inc.

HORSHAM, Pa., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- NCO Group, Inc. (NCO), a leading provider of business process outsourcing (BPO) solutions is pleased to announce the successful launch and implementation of coding services on behalf of Halifax Health, based in Daytona Beach, Florida. Halifax Health will utilize NCO's new coding solutions which is part of NCO's integrated Revenue Cycle Management ("RCM") solutions. NCO's comprehensive RCM solutions include the coordination and optimization of all clinical and administrative functions that contribute to the capture, management and collection of net patient revenues.

"Providers like Halifax are looking for solutions that are quick to implement, accurate and improve financial performance," says Jeff McQuillan, Vice President of Health Information Management Solutions and Services at NCO. "We look forward to working with Halifax to enhance their Revenue Cycle and provide the flexibility required to be successful in today's challenging environment."

Within an expanding network of specialized healthcare services, Halifax Health offers a tertiary hospital, community hospital, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with four outreach locations, the area's largest hospice, and Florida's largest Emergency Department. Halifax Health also provides the area's only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Units, Pediatric Emergency Department, and Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services.

In response to NCO's success, Betty Garard, RHIA, Director HIM, of Halifax Health, said, "We chose NCO based on the company's high standards for coding and the ability to meet our needs at a critical time. Furthermore, the coding procedures that they have put in place for our internal use and the NCO outsourced coders have proven to be extremely beneficial."

About NCO

NCO Group, Inc. is a leading global provider of business process outsourcing (BPO) services, primarily focused on accounts receivable management and customer relationship management solutions. NCO provides services through over 100 offices throughout North America, Asia, Europe and Australia.

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