Tag: Healthcare costs

ClearBalance Builds on Patient Loan Demand with New Division

New Group Anticipates Changing Dynamics of Patient Pay SAN DIEGO, Jan. 22, 2018 –Health systems today must balance patient reimbursement with consumer expectations for an affordable, retail-like experience. There’s much at stake for a patient pay strategy that differentiates a health system and creates loyal consumers. ClearBalance® has created a new division, Customer Success and … Continue reading “ClearBalance Builds on Patient Loan Demand with New Division”

VA/DC HFMA Fall Education Conference

Tom Cook of ClearBalance will present findings of the 3rd annual Healthcare Consumerism study during his presentation, The Impact of Patient Loyalty on the Revenue Cycle, Sept. 20 at 3:20 p.m. See him at the VA/DC HFMA Fall Education Conference.

Healthcare Loan Program Helps Create Captured Consumer

Patient Cost of Care is Top of Mind SAN DIEGO – Healthcare organizations that offer and promote long-term financing to help patients pay their cost of care stand a better chance of increasing market share and preventing network leakage. According to the third annual Healthcare Consumerism study sponsored by ClearBalance®, 90 percent of patients/consumers surveyed … Continue reading “Healthcare Loan Program Helps Create Captured Consumer”

HFMA Hudson Valley Patient Access Symposium

Tom Cook of ClearBalance is a featured speaker for the HFMA Hudson Valley chapter one-day event. “Patient Obligations and Financing Strategies in the Era of High Deductible Healthcare,” 10:15-11:30 a.m. Hyatt House, Fishkill, NY

Study Reveals Users are Strong Supporters of the ClearBalance Program

Sept. 18, 2016 — As the insurance landscape has changed, it’s clear that the patient/consumer focus has broadened from health and outcomes to money, as in, “What will I owe?” and “How will I pay for care?” In fact, out-of-pocket responsibility often is driving where and when – or sometimes if – patients receive care. … Continue reading “Study Reveals Users are Strong Supporters of the ClearBalance Program”

Mythbuster: Millennials are Saving for Retirement. But are they Saving Enough for Healthcare, Too?

Aug. 27, 2016 — This is the third post in a four-part series exploring how the various generations are preparing for healthcare costs in retirement. The first installment highlighted the plight of baby boomers. The second examined the challenges faced by Generation X. This post discusses millennials (Generation Y), typically those born between the early … Continue reading “Mythbuster: Millennials are Saving for Retirement. But are they Saving Enough for Healthcare, Too?”