PatientEngagementHIT recently featured the InstaMed Trends in Healthcare Payments Seventh Annual Report, focusing on the trend of how payers and providers should consider adopting digital patient payments to meet increasing consumer demand in healthcare.
Read the full article, Health Consumers Want Digital Patient Payments from Providers, in PatientEngagementHIT.
In this feature article, Becker’s ASC Review outlines five of the key concepts and trends in healthcare payments broken down from this year’s InstaMed Trends in Healthcare Payments Seventh Annual Report.
Read the full article, 5 trends in healthcare payments — 92% of patients want to know costs before a visit, in Becker’s ASC Review.
In this feature article, Healthcare Informatics explores the four key findings from the InstaMed Trends in Healthcare Payments Seventh Annual Report as consumers are demanding more from healthcare, omnichannel payments are growing, paper is hurting all healthcare stakeholders and payment security is more important than ever.
Read the full article, Consumers Want Online Ease for Healthcare Payments, Report Finds, in Healthcare Informatics.
The latest trends in the healthcare industry — the rise in consumerism, increase of costs and new regulatory mandates — are driving change in the healthcare payments process. As health insurance premiums continue to grow, employers are switching to lower cost, high-deductible plans, resulting in an overall decrease in payer payments and, consequently, an increase in patient payments. As a percentage of provider revenue, in 2009, payer payments represented 79% of the allowed amount, while patient payments represented 21%. In