Paytient Blog

Articles written by our employee benefits experts.

June 16th, 2021

Using Wellness Credits to Pay for Paytient

Employers are obviously incentivized to help employees maintain their health: When employees are healthy, they’re able to perform at their best. And of course, from a financial perspective, they’re also less likely to file large insurance claims related to their health. 

May 28th, 2021

Why does choosing a health plan have to be so hard?

You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who actually feels confident choosing a healthcare plan. It’s one of those decisions we have to make in life that is almost universally stressful, even for people who seem to have a better-than-average understanding of the many factors involved.

May 14th, 2021

Ensuring Well-Being vs. Insuring Against Sickness

It’s hardly controversial to say that the American healthcare system has a lot of room for improvement. We have the best research universities, the best hospitals, the best doctors, and yet, compared to most wealthy countries, healthcare in the United States is more expensive and results in worse health outcomes.

April 13th, 2021

Making the HDHP Healthier for More People

When it comes to health insurance plans, high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) can get a bad rap. The “high deductible” part of the name is enough to deter those worried about rising medical costs. Then there’s the widely held belief that high-deductible health plans are only financially beneficial for young, healthy individuals.

April 12th, 2021

How Paytient Pays for Itself

Paytient is a benefit that employers can provide for their employees that can both increase access to healthcare and make it more affordable. But for employers already operating on thin margins, finding additional funds to implement these two strategies can be a barrier.

March 25th, 2021

Supporting Your Employees, Whole

Americans will spend the vast majority of their adult lives at work, so it’s important that their working environments support a sustainable, balanced lifestyle. The pandemic era has only further emphasized the fact that employees are people with multidimensional lives, with work being only one part of the larger whole.

March 18th, 2021

The Chronic Problem of Bad Debt in Hospital Systems

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, hospital systems were struggling to increase revenue on razor-thin margins. With the added pressure of a global health crisis, healthcare leaders have been pressed to reduce economic vulnerabilities where possible.

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