So why does it take so long to get your bill?

The March 20 meeting of the Ellsworth County Medical Center board of directors featured an answer to the age-old question many hospital patients often have — why does it take so long to get my bill?

Preston Sauers, director of business operations, said it has to do with the complexity of the hospital’s revenue cycle — the process of turning what the clinicians do into cash for the hospital.



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