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Bolton Leaning Into New Duties

Posted on Sunday, October 23rd, 2022



Carla Bolton, Business Office Director

Carla Bolton is leaning in to master the new responsibilities that came with her promotion in 2021 to Business Office Director of Mercy Health Love County Hospital.

She has proven to be a willing learner, having acquired two college degrees and a range of clinical and office experience during 30 years in the medical field in southern Oklahoma.

She follows in the footsteps of highly regarded and long-time business office directors Connie Barker, Charlene Frazier, and Connie Graham.

Bolton is poised and confident, and she has a well of empathy for patients, who are as central to the business office as they are to the nursing floor.

 “I feel like I am every patient’s advocate,” she said. “But you have to have been a patient first to understand and be in their position. The real rewards for me are helping move along their pre-approvals and insurance claims. I get the hard-to-solve cases that come up.”

Over the past 12 months, Bolton has picked up on the fine distinctions in filing requirements among the many private health insurance plans, and among the public plans, such as Medicare, Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance, Veterans Administration, and state programs. Another facet she zeros in on is making sure patient registration information is correct and up to date.

The bottom line benefit for patients and the hospital is to collect on medical claims quickly and fully. Coworkers in the business office help...

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Health Fair at Growers Market October 7, 2022

Posted on Tuesday, September 27th, 2022


Vendors at the Love County Senior Program Health Fair on Friday, October 7, 2022, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. will include:

  • Big 5 Community Services
  • Oklahoma Department of Human Services
  • OG&E
  • Love County Senior Program information on Medicare
  • Southern Oklahoma Library
  • Cross Timbers Hospice
  • Mercy Health Love County Hospital
  • Love County Health Department mobile unit
  • Elara Caring Home Health
  • York Eye Associations
  • Chickasaw Nation Violence Prevention
  • Love County OSU Extension
  • Family Shelter of Southern Oklahoma
  • Food Resource Center of South Central Oklahoma
  • Traditions Home Health
  • Mays Home Health
  • Mercy Home Health
  • Good Shepherd Hospice
  • Victory Home Health & Hospice
  • Enhabit Home Health & Hospice

 A fundraiser spaghetti lunch will cost $10.


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