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May 13, 2016

Easy-to-read Medical Bills, Price Transparency Tools and more in CarePayment’s News You Can Use

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Patient Experience a Key Driver in Profit Margin Growth for Hospitals New research suggests that prioritizing patient experience could help increase hospitals’ net margins, reports Healthcare…

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April 29, 2016

Healthcare Costs #1 Financial Burden and more in CarePayment’s News You Can Use

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Healthcare Costs are America’s No. 1 Financial Burden, Survey Finds Americans rank healthcare costs as their number one financial burden, according to GOBankingRates’ survey. The results also…

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April 21, 2016

Hospitals’ Cash Flow Crisis, UnitedHealth and more in CarePayment’s News You Can Use

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Hospitals Face Likely Cash Flow Crisis as Patient Self-Pay Increases A recent study found patient payments will grow at a rate of ten percent from 2015 to 2016, according to Health Data Management.…

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April 1, 2016

CMS Requires New Rules, Mortgages for Healthcare and more in CarePayment’s News You Can Use

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CMS Rule Guarantees Payment for Mental Health, Substance Abuse Treatment for Low-Income Patients States will now be required to provide assistance for mental health or substance abuse issues to…

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March 25, 2016

Use of Alternative Sites Rise, Medical Debt Collection and more in CarePayment’s News You Can Use

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Use of Clinics, Other Alternative Care Sites, Swells, Survey Finds Healthcare consumers are looking to alternative care site for their care needs, Healthcare Finance News reports. These sites…

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March 18, 2016

Satisfied Patients Likely to Pay in Full, Credit Checks more in CarePayment’s News You Can Use

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Study: Satisfied Patients More Likely to Pay Medical Bills in Full Becker’s Hospital Review reports how medical bills are more likely to be paid in full if patients are satisfied with their…

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March 11, 2016

Patient Financial Responsibility, Why Hospital Bills Aren’t Paid and more in CarePayment’s News You Can Use

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Why More than Half of Hospital Bills Don’t Get Paid Hospitals cannot collect 65 cents for every dollar that is billed to a patient, according to USA Today. The rise of high deductible health…

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March 4, 2016

Trump’s Healthcare Plan, Clinton’s Tax Credit for Households and more in CarePayment’s News You Can Use

Donald Trump Fleshes out Healthcare Plan Presidential candidate Donald Trump has revealed his seven step healthcare plan, according to Fierce Health Payer. His plan details steps including…

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February 26, 2016

Bad Debt a Concern for Hospitals, Healthcare Prices, and more in CarePayment’s News You Can Use

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Bad Debt is the Pain Hospitals Can’t Heal as Patients Don’t Pay According to Bloomberg Business, high deductible health plans are creating barriers for hospitals to collect payment. For…