Paytient Blog

Articles written by our employee benefits experts.

March 15th, 2022

Introducing Explanation of Benefits

We’re excited to announce the debut of Paytient’s first podcast, Explanation of Benefits. This podcast is designed to shed light on topics of interest to everyone from employers and HR leaders to benefits advisors, brokers, and everyday folks who want to become better-educated consumers of care.

March 10th, 2022

Reducing Risk by Increasing Employee Engagement: A Conversation with Chris Labrecque of IOA

Dr. Jay Moore, chief clinical officer at Paytient, sits down with Chris Labrecque, president of the Employee Benefits Group at Insurance Office of America, to discuss employee engagement and benefits. He advocates for a unique approach to employee engagement that reduces risk for the employer while also helping with employee healthcare benefit expenses.

March 8th, 2022

The Reasons Behind the High Cost of Healthcare in the U.S.

Why is healthcare so expensive in the U.S.? Many folks assume soaring prescription prices and expensive medical services are behind the rising costs of healthcare, but the actual answer might surprise you. Read on to learn more about healthcare costs.

March 3rd, 2022

Modeling the True Cost of Delays in Healthcare

People delay seeking healthcare for a wide variety of reasons — based on everything from financial concerns to convenience — but those delays come with a cost. In this post, we try to illustrate the potential savings of resolving payment-related delays in care for a commercially insured population.

March 1st, 2022

With Inflation and Interest Rates Rising, Consumers Need Better Ways to Pay

Rising inflation and interest rates have caused buy now, pay later programs to become fixtures of the retail space. Let’s take a closer look at how applying this approach to healthcare can help consumers better access and afford the care they need.

February 24th, 2022

The Latest in Health and Benefits for February 2022

Paytient’s monthly look at major headlines in the health and benefits space. Our roundup for February 2022 includes everything from the rapid growth of buy now, pay later arrangements to employee benefits that could help with attraction and retention amid the ‘Great Resignation.’

February 22nd, 2022

Should You Get Pet Insurance? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Keeping your pet healthy can be costly. Preventive pet care such as flea and tick medications, vaccinations, and routine checkups at the veterinarian can cost hundreds of dollars a year, which is why pet insurance has gained popularity in recent times. Let’s break down what everything you need to know about whether pet insurance is worth it.

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