Tag: patient loans

ClearBalance Consumerism Study Finds Patients Seek Affordable Healthcare Financing

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 14, 2016 – Healthcare is a big-ticket expense that requires long-term financing, according to 91 percent of patients/consumers responding to the ClearBalance® Healthcare Consumerism study. Now in its second year, the Healthcare Consumerism study measures awareness, satisfaction and loyalty with the ClearBalance consumer-friendly loan program. It also measures patients’ use of the program and … Continue reading “ClearBalance Consumerism Study Finds Patients Seek Affordable Healthcare Financing”

OSAGE, IA – Health Expenses Continue to be an Issue for Many People

The U.S. Government reports last year more than 40 percent of adults accumulated medical debt and had trouble paying it off, but at the Mitchell County Regional Health Center paying your doctor bill just got easier. “In most cases this would be better payment arrangements than you’d get through a bank,” said Alan Streeter, chief … Continue reading “OSAGE, IA – Health Expenses Continue to be an Issue for Many People”

New HFMA Research Reveals Increase in Hospital Self-Pay Receivables

The vast majority of hospitals—97 percent—participating in HFMA’s most recent Healthcare Financial Pulse study reported an increase in self-pay receivables compared with the prior fiscal year. At more than one-third of these hospitals, the increase was 10 percent or greater. The study found that small hospitals were most likely to experience a self-pay increase of … Continue reading “New HFMA Research Reveals Increase in Hospital Self-Pay Receivables”