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          5240 Mendenhall Park Place
        Memphis, TN  38115




Credit Checks Can Go a Long Way in Determining Consumers’ Ability to Pay

Universal uses this information in everything from our decisions on making payment arrangements taking legal action.

Credit reports can track not only medical debt, but also consumers’ bill-pay activity, spending habits and lifestyle for health-care providers.


Health-care providers are using credit checks at a higher rate to determine consumers ability to pay a bill and, in some cases, their overall spending activity and credit history, according to a report by Health-care FinanceAssociate Editor Susan Morse.


The Next Phase of ICD- 10

How health-care providers manage the progress of ICD-10 will determine how well they are able to protect their bottom line.

.By Katy Zillmer

The deadline to implement the ICD-10 medical diagnostic coding system passed on Oct. 1,2015, and now
it's critical for health-care organizations to make sure their efforts to prepare for its use, including preventing technological problems and claim denials, do not go to waste.
Providers responding to a survey by audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLC reported that the biggest challenges they've experienced with ICD-10 so far are
rejected medical claims, issues with clinical documentation and physician education, reduced revenue from coding delays and correcting information technology errors.


To read the full article click the link below

New Patient Information Form (recommended)

In the event that your account is placed with a Collection Agency, a collection-fee in the amount of ___% of the then outstanding balance may be added to your account and shall become a part of the Total Amount Due.   You will be responsible for any and all cost of collection including attorney fees and court cost.

You agree, that in order for us to service your account or to collect any amounts you may owe, we and our collection agencies may contact you by telephone at any telephone number associated with your account, including wireless telephone numbers, which could result in charges to you.  We and our collection agencies may also contact you by sending text messages or emails, using any email address you provide to use.  Methods of contact may include using pre-recorded/artificial voice messages and/or use of an automatic dialing device, as applicable.
Community Involvement

We offer programs & services in three major areas to help end child abuse and family violence.


We address issues of family violence and how it affects both children and adults. Our staff helps families learn how to identify and deal with family violence while offering clients a protected venue for child visitations


Through parenting education, we address the conflicts that arise from stressful parenting situations and divorce.


We address the issue of anger and explore alternative problem-solving skills, communication skills, the causes of anger, and reactions to anger as well as its aftereffects

The Exchange Club of Memphis
2180 Union Avenue • Memphis, TN
(901) 276-2200

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis (BGCM) is all about creating opportunities for children through after-school education. We serve nearly 4,000 members between the ages of 6 and 18 each year by providing the fun experiences and critical guidance kids need to build bright futures.

Through a variety of academic and recreational programs, BGCM empowers members to make productive use of their time and wise decisions in their lives. It’s how we’re opening doors for Memphis kids every day, at the positive place for kids.

Be a Part of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis Join All boys and girls ages 6 through 18 may join. The parent or guardian will need to fill out a membership application available at a Club near you. Members are free to come and go as they choose and membership dues are kept low, so anyone can afford to join—or even work to earn their membership. Join now!



A mother took her little boy to church.
While in church the little boy said, “Mommy, I have to pee."

The mother said to the little boy, “It’s not appropriate to say the word ‘pee’ in church. So, from now on whenever you have to ‘pee’ just tell me that you have to ‘whisper’."

The following Sunday, the little boy went to church with his father and during the service said to his father, “Daddy, I have to whisper.“

The father looked at him and said, “Okay, just whisper in my ear."


When you have the weight of the world on your shoulders and need to talk to us about one of your consumers:

Call Donna Strickland
at 901-869-2633
Or Terry  Lewis
at 901-869-2631.

This will keep your call from going to a floor collector and expedite your service.