1. 4 Reasons Patients Don’t Pay Their Medical Bills

    As hospitals and healthcare providers across the country know well, getting patients to pay their medical bills can be a challenge. As we discussed in a recent blog, studies show that healthcare facilities lose hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid services, and many doctors cite this difficulty…Read More

  2. Healthcare Price Transparency and its Effects on Your Business

    Healthcare price transparency laws have become increasingly popular in the U.S. Indeed, 29 states currently have at least one law on the books related to healthcare providers detailing costs. There is also a growing surge of bipartisan support for more, and better, details to help patients determine…Read More

  3. Banking Industry Trends 2019

    Growth and Profit at Community Banks and Credit Unions At the end of every year, pundits like to publish think pieces on banking industry trends. 2019 is no different, so we thought we’d add our hat to the ring with our predictions for what will most impact growth and profit at community banks. Pl…Read More

  4. You Don’t Have to Be a Doctor and Debt Collector

    You likely chose a career in medicine because you are dedicated to helping patients and offering high-quality care. But many physicians have seen their roles change as healthcare insurance and patient payment options have evolved. If you don’t want to work as a healthcare professional and a billin…Read More

  5. Why Patients Choose Medical Loans

    Whether patients have health insurance or not, medical care can be expensive. From daunting upfront costs to high deductibles and copayments, many Americans simply don’t have what they need on hand to cover healthcare costs. Medical loans can close the gap, which is why helping patients connect wi…Read More

  6. Health Insurance Terms to Know

    Healthcare providers are increasingly being called upon to help patients navigate complicated insurance terms and service costs, especially those who work in independent practices. The difficulty of handling these aspects of health insurance – or the difficulty of pursuing medical care without it …Read More

  7. Three Reasons Patients Love Our Patient Billing Solutions

    It’s no secret: Americans are drowning under heaps of medical debt. In fact, a recent study conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that more than 25% of patients struggle to pay for the medical treatment they have received, and that medical debt is the number one cause of personal bankrup…Read More

  8. How Can Our Healthcare Billing Platform Improve Your Practice?

    Does your medical office struggle with finding the right balance between providing patients the affordable care they need and maintaining efficient healthcare billing and revenue cycle management? If so, you aren’t alone. The American Hospital Association reports that community hospitals provided …Read More

  9. Healthcare Billing Solutions to Help Patients

    Have you ever put off getting medical care that you knew you needed? Even those who work in the healthcare industry avoid getting the treatment they need for one reason or another, whether it's due to financial concerns, a busy schedule, or simply a fear of treatment. At Epic River, we believe that …Read More