Paytient Blog

Articles written by our employee benefits experts.

January 6th, 2022

Inpatient-Only List Reinstatement Offers Opportunities to Hospitals

With CMS taking the lead on reinstating the IPO list, insurance companies are under pressure to relax their site of service rules. The result is more procedures in hospital operating rooms for patients with Medicare and commercial insurance.

January 4th, 2022

The Harsh Realities of America’s Bad Medical Debt Problem

Medical debt is a significant problem in the U.S., where consumers carry an estimated $140 billion in medical debt. From consumers to employers to hospitals and health systems, this bad debt poses a litany of issues throughout society.

December 29th, 2021

Narrow Networks: Everything You Need to Know

Narrow network health plans are an affordable — and increasingly popular — option for insurance. As the name would suggest, they limit coverage to a narrow network of physicians, specialists, and hospitals. Here’s what you need to know about them.

December 23rd, 2021

How Paytient Pairs Well With Narrow and Broad Networks

Struggling to keep healthcare costs manageable for your employees? Paytient can help. Read on to learn more about using Paytient with narrow and broad insurance networks.

December 21st, 2021

Prioritizing Cost vs. Access to Care in Choosing a Health Plan

When choosing a health plan for your group, it’s common to struggle with balancing cost with access to care. Read this blog post for further guidance on how to decide between a narrow and broad network plan for your group.

December 16th, 2021

The $132 Billion Opportunity for Hospitals Today

With the majority of patient care happening beyond the four walls of hospitals, there’s an incredible opportunity for providers who embrace ambulatory care and find ways to work in tandem with local employers.

December 14th, 2021

What You Need to Know About Narrow Networks and Out-of-Pocket Costs

Narrow network plans aren’t necessarily new, but they are growing in popularity among group providers. Here are a few important things to know about narrow networks and what they might mean for your out-of-pocket healthcare costs.

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