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The Sixth Annual Trends in Healthcare Payments Report is Here!

The Trends in Healthcare Payments Sixth Annual Report: 2015 is now available to download – free of charge. For the last six years, InstaMed has released this report to objectively educate the market and promote awareness, change and greater efficiency through quantitative data from the InstaMed Network and qualitative data from healthcare providers, payers and consumers surveyed nationwide.

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Trends in Consumer Healthcare Payments

The healthcare payments industry is changing rapidly due to the shift to a more consumer-centric service model. InstaMed released the fifth annual Trends in Healthcare Payments Report showcasing data based on billions of healthcare payment transactions and surveys of thousands of providers, payers and consumers nationwide. Download the report: www.instamed.com/trends.

 

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Infographic: Trends in Healthcare Payments

The healthcare payments industry is changing rapidly due to consumerism and regulatory mandates.  InstaMed released the fourth annual Trends in Healthcare Payments Report showcasing data based on billions of healthcare payment transactions and surveys of thousands of providers, payers and consumers nationwide.  Here are the highlights:

 

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Opening New Channels to Collect Patient Payments

Sixty-two percent of patients said they normally paid their monthly household bills online, such as utility or cable bills.

Seventy-two percent of patients said they would be interested in paying their healthcare bills online.

–     Trends in Healthcare Payments Annual Report: 2012

 

As consumers, patients expect to pay healthcare bills when and how they chose, as they do for their other bills, but these expectations are widely unmet in the healthcare industry.

To meet these payment expectations, providers can easily connect to

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Interoperability: Beyond the Clinical Side of Healthcare

Growing need for interoperability

Healthcare reform is driving a greater need for efficiency, resulting in the formation of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and provider consolidation.  As provider organizations using different systems work together, there is a much greater need to integrate heterogeneous environments to achieve system interoperability.  However, healthcare information is often not easily exchanged among providers because of paper-based processes or systems that are not compatible.  In fact, 71% of providers surveyed said the lack of system interoperability is a

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Latest Trends in the Healthcare Payments Industry

The U.S. healthcare payments market is growing and changing rapidly – in fact, it is estimated to have reached $2.7 trillion as a total of payer and patient payments (IDC Health Insights).  The fast evolving healthcare payments industry is impacting the way both payers and providers do business.

This week, the 2012 Trends in Healthcare Payments Annual Report was released to highlight the trends impacting the growing industry and the steps that many payers and providers have taken to accommodate for

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How Much Is Too Much? Best Practices for Patient Payment Plans

As healthcare providers rely more on patients for revenue, many have started to use more patient-centered strategies, like payment plans, to collect payments.  But to ensure you’re improving processes for your organization and for your patients, you need to make sure best practices and policies are in place.

A Growing Trend

Data from the 2011 Trends in Healthcare Payments Report shows that the use of payment plans for healthcare payments has doubled since 2009.  From the same report, 63 percent of surveyed

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