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Apex Welcomes New Investor WestView Capital Partners
Dec. 12, 2013

St. Paul, MN, December 12, 2013 — Apex Information Technologies (“Apex”) announced today that WestView Capital Partners (“WestView”), a Boston-based private equity group, is now the company’s lead equity investor following a purchase from Tonka Bay Equity Partners LLC (“Tonka Bay”). Based in St. Paul, Minnesota, Apex is a market-leading, technology and data-driven revenue cycle management business focused on the healthcare industry.

Apex’s Warren Becker Named a “CFO of the Year” by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
Nov. 14, 2013

St. Paul, MN, November 14, 2013 — Apex Information Technologies’ Chief Financial Officer Warren Becker is a 2013 Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal “CFO of the Year” honoree. Becker is one of two honorees in the “Small Private Companies” category.

Apex Announces New Technology for Return Mail Services to Enable Healthcare Providers to Streamline Mail Processing and Increase Collections
Oct. 22, 2013

St. Paul, MN, September 23, 2013 — Apex Information Technologies announced Return Mail Services to help healthcare providers and other clients streamline their own mail processing and increase collections. Return Mail Services are now part of the Apex’s comprehensive suite of traditional print-and-mail services, which Apex offers alongside electronic statement delivery and online bill pay.

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Events

Wisconsin Mega Conference – AAHAM, HFMA, WMGMA & HIPPA COW! – January 29-31, 2014
Feb. 21, 2014

Three Apex representatives attended the 2014 Mega Conference in Wisconsin: Senior Consultant Phil Rohs, Director of Solution Design Carrie Romandine, and President Pat Maurer. The Mega Conference is a unique bi-annual event held this year at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells. The Mega Conference is a special opportunity for members of four sponsoring trade [...]

2014 Annual Conference of the American Academy of Dental Group Practice (AADGP) – February 5, 2014
Feb. 21, 2014

Apex Senior Consultant Paul Benson attended this year’s AADGP conference in Las Vegas. The conference featured speakers on topics covering a wide range of practice management issues. Paul Benson shared Apex revenue cycle solutions with attendees.

HIMMS 2014 Annual Conference and Exhibition – February 23-27
Feb. 21, 2014

The “HIMSS14” annual conference and exhibition is coming up next week in Orlando, Florida. This conference is one of the biggest health IT events of the year, uniting experts across a wide range of technology disciplines from healthcare providers and technology vendors. HIMSS states that this year’s conference will bring together over 37,000 healthcare IT [...]

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Articles

The Future of Patient Billing Practices
by Patrick Maurer

Bad debt levels are rising—and, ominously for healthcare providers, that includes bad debts from insured patients, who have traditionally been “good customers” from a financial perspective.

A McKinsey study projects patient-pay revenue due from insured patients will compose 35% of bad debt by 2018, up from 15% in 2010.

Making a Statement: Apex Information Technologies in St. Paul is proving medical bills can be simpler—and is growing rapidly as a result
by Pratik Joshi

Minnesota Business Magazine | July 2013 | by Pratik Joshi.  The July 2013 issue of Minnesota Business Magazine features an extended profile of Brian Kueppers and Apex’s evolution to become the leader in healthcare statement processing technology. Author Pratik Joshi describes how transitions underway in the healthcare industry make patient-friendly billing increasingly important. The article also describes the reinvention of Apex that made us ready to tackle these needs, quoting Brian Kueppers: “My goal was to find what products and solutions fit customers’ needs.”

A step-by-step guide to improving your billing statements
by Brian Kueppers

MGMA Connexion Magazine | February 2013.  For this month’s Medical Group Management Association’s monthly magazine Connexion, Apex founder and CEO Brian Kueppers authored the “Action Plan” feature article, which provides a practical, step-by-step guide to analyzing and improving your patient statements. Few projects offer higher ROI. And as the number of self-pay patients continues to increase, effective statements are more important than ever as healthcare providers try to keep their A/R levels and billing costs under control. This article lays out a series of specific, proven steps to help providers achieve best practices in statement design while also streamlining their billing-related processes. The result is better collections and higher patient satisfaction.

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