Feb. 10, 2011 — Helping patients deal with the rising cost of healthcare can have a huge effect on their selection of a healthcare provider.
Consider the following: There has been increased shifting of costs to healthcare consumers, as evidenced by rapid growth in high-deductible health plans. According to a recent Kaiser Family Foundation/Health Research and Education Trust survey of employer sponsored health benefits, enrollment in high-deductible health plans with a savings option (such as a health savings account), represented 13% of employer sponsored coverage in 2010, up sharply from 8% in 2009.
ClearBalance’s patient-friendly bank loans help offset any out-of-pocket hospital expenses and ensure patients have the ability to pay their balance through affordable monthly payments.
- Meeting with the People: ClearBalance and Novant Health Partner for the Greater Charlotte Health & Fitness Expo