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EQT-Backed Waystar Buys Patientco in Payments Software Deal

“Health-care payments software provider Waystar has agreed to buy Patientco in a deal that bolsters its ability to collect payments from patients who have become responsible for an increasing share of health-care bills in the U.S. The deal, which could be announced as soon as Thursday, is valued at more than $450 million, said people […]
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Hospital System Upgrades Payments Tech to Improve Collection, Security

“Hospital data is as confusing as it is sensitive. An automated system for collecting payments can simplify the process while also making it more secure. An additional benefit of automating payments is it improves collection efforts by allowing patients to settle their bills even when the health care provider’s call center is closed. Emory Healthcare […]

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Waystar Accelerates Patient Consumerism in Healthcare Payments

“Waystar’s patient financial experience solutions, including the industry-leading PatientWallet®, drives patients’ digital adoption of the payment process with personalized omnichannel engagements. Waystar orchestrates patient payment journeys at scale by annually generating $4B in out-of-pocket estimates, processing $5B in patient payments and actively managing 30M+ patient digital wallet accounts with more than $1B in patient payment plans. Providers across all healthcare settings […]
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InComm Healthcare Partners With Connect America to Offer Personal Emergency Response Services, Remote Patient Monitoring, and Medication Management Benefits

“InComm Payments , a leading payments technology company, today announced that it has partnered with Connect America , North America’s largest provider of personal emergency response services (PERS) and a recognized innovator in connective health solutions, to incorporate PERS, remote patient monitoring (RPM), and medication management into InComm Healthcare’s multi-wallet benefit card. The unique multi-wallet benefit card […]
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Zelis to Acquire Healthcare Transparency Leader Sapphire Digital

“Zelis, a leading payments company in healthcare, announced today it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sapphire Digital (“Sapphire”), the healthcare industry’s leading platform for provider selection, patient access, price transparency, and digital consumer navigation. More than 100 million people rely on Sapphire to help them price, select and access care with confidence. As […]
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InComm Payments Introduces First-to-Market Healthcare Benefits Solution

“InComm Payments , a leading global payments technology company, today announced it has partnered with Visa to launch a first-of-its-kind innovative healthcare benefits solution. The Dual Network Benefit Card combines the closed-loop, UPC-restricted-spend OTC Network® and open-loop Visa network in a single card, which will enable health plans to further simplify their supplemental benefits and […]
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CarePayment Patient Financing Now Available in Epic App Orchard Marketplace With New MyChart Integration

“CarePayment, a leading patient financing company offering a 0.00% APR solution to help patients pay for their healthcare, is now available through Epic’s App Orchard marketplace to help providers deliver a seamless financial experience for patients through MyChart. CarePayment has implemented with more than 100 hospitals and health systems that utilize the Epic Platform, including […]
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WEX Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Benefitexpress

“WEX (NYSE: WEX), a leading financial technology service provider (the “Company”), today announced the signing of an agreement to acquire benefitexpress, a leading provider of highly configurable, cloud-based benefits administration technologies and services. benefitexpress significantly expands WEX’s offerings in benefits administration by adding a complementary suite of solutions to WEX’s Health offerings, including employee enrollment […]
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Companies

B.well and Mastercard Partner to Give Consumers Secure, Mobile Control Over Their Digital Health Information

“b.well Connected Health today announced a partnership with Mastercard to provide individuals a simpler and more secure way to prove their identity online and in-person when accessing healthcare services.  The b.well platform brings together patient data across providers, insurers, pharmacies, and a patient’s own apps and devices, so people can share their information, manage their […]