The Affordable Care Act May Be Fighting its Final Battle… Will it Affect You?

The healthcare industry has hit a critical point—and a majority of Americans don’t have any idea what’s potentially about to hit them. By the end of June, the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, may be turned upside down, potentially stripping 6.4 million people of health insurance subsidies in 34 states across the country. […]

Raising Revenue: How to Help Secure a Future for Smaller Healthcare Facilities

In today’s economy, many hospitals, especially in rural areas, are in financial binds that threaten their futures. According to a study conducted by Black Book, “87% of small and community hospitals anticipate declining-to-negative profitability through 2015.” Why are these hospitals losing so much money, and how can they keep their doors open? It’s important for […]

Can Hospitals and Patients Really Afford the Affordable Care Act?

The Affordable Care Act is anything but affordable for some, causing both patients and hospitals to suffer the consequences. Now, just over a year after ACA implementation, many low- to moderate-income Americans are still unable to pay for health insurance and/or medical bills. Falling into the Health Assistance Gap One of the biggest selling points […]

Satisfaction Guaranteed: How to Increase Hospital Revenue Without Sacrificing Patient Retention

The Affordable Care Act has changed the face of the healthcare insurance industry, making practical medical payment solutions for patients even more critical. But who do medical payment plans really benefit—the hospital or the patient? The answer is both. Instead of taking the familiar route to hiring a collection agency, hospitals can choose to offer […]

Could Unpaid Medical Debt Be Wounding Your Hospital?

The new healthcare reform currently insures more than 9 million people through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). If it fails, it could spell disaster for all those that rely on it—consumers and providers alike. In that case, hospitals and healthcare providers ought to be concerned about the potential for experiencing their own financial hardships. A […]