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5 Best Practices for Using Payment Plans to Ensure Patient Payments
By Bill Marvin

As health insurance premiums continue to grow (at an average annual rate of 7.1 percent [AHIP 2010]), employers are switching to lower cost, high-deductible health plans. This trend is resulting in an overall decrease in payor payments and a consequent increase in patient payments. This will continue throughout the next decade as the Affordable Care Act rolls out.

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