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 […]

The Remedy for Your Hospital’s Healthy Bottom Line: Medical Payment Plans

According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, patients today may delay treatments because consumers are having to bear a higher share in the cost of those treatments. Higher out-of-pocket expenses come in the form of deductibles, co-pays and medical treatments that are just not covered any longer. Can Insured Patients Even Afford Treatment? […]