Tag: ClearBalance

Meeting with the People: ClearBalance and Novant Health Partner for the Greater Charlotte Health & Fitness Expo

Jan. 17, 2017 — ClearBalance, along with Novant Health, will be exhibiting at the Greater Charlotte Health & Fitness Expo in North Carolina in late January. While Novant Health has been involved with the expo for several years, this will be our first time there – and we’re looking forward to it. The expo is … Continue reading “Meeting with the People: ClearBalance and Novant Health Partner for the Greater Charlotte Health & Fitness Expo”

ClearBalance Lending Up; Financing Fills Need in Hospital Billing

Sept. 9, 2013 — The number of patient loans made by San Diego-based lender ClearBalance® has grown 76 percent from last year as the number high-deductible health insurance plans increases. With high deductibles come high costs to patients, who can’t always afford to pay $2,000 or even $10,000 to the hospital up front. Patient financing as … Continue reading “ClearBalance Lending Up; Financing Fills Need in Hospital Billing”

Consumer Credit More Difficult to Access; Fewer Payment Alternatives for Skyrocketing Healthcare Bills

July 17, 2012 — Credit card offers mailed to consumers tapered off sharply in recent months after a resurgence in the wake of the recession, indicating a shift in large-issuer strategies Issuers clearly are becoming more selective in mailing solicitations after the initial post-recession frenzy that peaked in June 2011. But, experts say, they also … Continue reading “Consumer Credit More Difficult to Access; Fewer Payment Alternatives for Skyrocketing Healthcare Bills”

Hospitals Still Feeling the Strain of Their Patient’s Inability to Make Ends Meet

Aug. 7, 2011 — According to a CareerBuilder survey, conducted May 18 to June 3, 2011, 42% of workers say they usually or always live paycheck to paycheck, and 1 in 5 say they have missed payments on bills in the last year. Even among workers making six figures, 14% say they live paycheck to paycheck, and … Continue reading “Hospitals Still Feeling the Strain of Their Patient’s Inability to Make Ends Meet”

New HFMA Research Reveals Increase in Hospital Self-Pay Receivables

Jan. 17, 2011 — The vast majority of hospitals — 97 percent — participating in HFMA’s most recent Healthcare Financial Pulse study reported an increase in self-pay receivables compared with the prior fiscal year. At more than one-third of these hospitals, the increase was 10 percent or greater. The study found that small hospitals were most … Continue reading “New HFMA Research Reveals Increase in Hospital Self-Pay Receivables”