TITLE

Prompt Pay

AUTHOR(S)
Scalise, Dagmara
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;May2006, Vol. 80 Issue 5, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the launch of United Health's OnePay, an automatic payment plan that will pay hospitals and physicians the patient's portion of charges up front. The program is designed to take hospitals out of the consumer collection business while lowering costs and increasing convenience for providers, employers and employees. The program sends co-payments and deductibles directly to providers and bills the patients later where they have up to 20 days to pay UnitedHealth.
ACCESSION #
20961117

 

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