Prompt Pay

Scalise, Dagmara
May 2006
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;May2006, Vol. 80 Issue 5, p16
Trade Publication
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.


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