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Healthcare collections cause swelling of bills

Dallas Morning News, February 4, 2008
The biggest problem facing the healthcare industry isn't the quality or availability of treatment. The real danger to our national medical system is the soaring cost of getting the bills collected. Each year, more than $350 billion is spent needlessly as bills bounce among patients, doctors and insurers, says J.R. Thomas, chief executive of Irving (TX)-based MedSynergies Inc