By Laurie Heavey, VP Marketing March 23, 2020, marks 10 years since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law. Public opinion still is divided about the ACA’s results toward true healthcare reform. In fact, during the past decade, the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) has conducted 102 public opinion polls that show many views […]
NAHAM members: be sure to attend this webinar to hear secrets to success with patient pay. Featuring Deborah Vancleave, Vice President of Revenue Cycle at Mosaic Life Care.
We know last year was a tremendous year for mergers and acquisitions in healthcare. One study by Kaufman Hall found that the number of mergers increased by 13% in 2017 compared to 2016, with twice as many “big-ticket” mergers last year. Many claim these mergers are good for the industry, particularly in terms of cost-savings. […]
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 […]
Jan. 7, 2016 — Lawmakers’ recent delay to adopt the Affordable Care Act’s Cadillac tax gives Congress time to make adjustments to the regulation. In the election year, healthcare once again will factor heavily into campaign rhetoric. The delay, from 2018 to 2020, was included in a year-end tax and spending package that also makes […]
SAN DIEGO, Dec. 10, 2014 – With high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) on the rise, a majority of CFOs and VPs of Patient Financial Services say patient revenue will be critical to their organization’s financial strategy, according to an exclusive survey about patient pay commissioned by ClearBalance®. The study showed that 63% of respondents place a […]
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 21, 2014 – As more patients assume greater financial burden for their health care, progressive health systems are making care affordable, reducing collection costs and bad debt and increasing market share. “Forward-thinking health systems realize that more of their revenue will come from the rising demographic of patients who need an affordable […]
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 2, 2014 – ClearBalance®, the leading provider of consumer-friendly patient loan programs, announced that it has added several new health systems to its client base. The new partners represent leading health systems from all parts of the country. More health systems are pursuing alternatives and enhancements to internal payment plans. They’re also […]