Are Venmo, Zelle, and PayPal HIPAA Compliant?
Healthcare practitioners are moving their way toward digital transactions too, utilizing forms of online bill pay. You might be wondering if it’s worth investing in a healthcare-specific payment platform or if something like Venmo, Zelle, or Payal can do the job. It’s hard to ignore the low-cost investment and brand familiarity these payment platforms provide, but the risk might not be worth the savings. Why?
What is HIPAA Compliance?
Healthcare can be a chaotic business. You need to constantly move sensitive personal information across hospitals, doctor’s offices, insurers, etc. Here at PayGround, we know the amount of grief our healthcare business partners go through when it comes to ensuring HIPAA compliance. If you’re new to HIPAA or just need a refresher, we’ll go through how to navigate these compliance rules in plain English.
PayGround Expands Digital Wallet with Plastiq Partnership
Patients can now pay any medical provider using their credit, debit or HSA/FSA card through the PayGround mobile app, powered by Plastiq Connect
PayGround Expands into Digital Health Markets
The embedded solution makes PayGround the perfect payment partner for any healthcare delivery organization.
PayGround Joins AthenaHealth Marketplace
AthenaHealth customers can now integrate PayGround’s industry-first digital wallet to improve patient collections while eliminating manual payment postings for staff.
PayGround Announces Public Release of Mobile App
PayGround launches mobile app allowing patients to pay any medical bill to any healthcare provider in one place
4 Benefits of Digital-First Payment Requests
The payment experience is one of the biggest pain points for both customers and medical practices. Providing online bill pay and digital-first payment requests can help ease the pain, when offered as part of a thoughtful and seamless payment strategy. 25% of healthcare providers want to use more digital-first engagement channels, but only 15% are […]
Top 5 Reasons Patients Don't Pay Their Bills (And How An Online Payment Platform Can Help)
Getting patients to pay bills is a challenge. There are some ways to improve the process, such as using the best online payment service, storing card information and offering multiple ways to pay. But it’s hard to make the process foolproof. Did you know that, as recently as 2016, 68% of patients with hospital bills […]
3 Pros of Using an Online Payment Platform for Patient Pre-Payment
When it comes to using an online payment platform to collect patient payments, the benefits are clear. More than 85% of patients want to pay medical bills electronically. They want to understand their costs upfront, and to settle those costs in a timely way. That’s good for healthcare organizations. While many providers have had to […]
Is Cash Pay Healthcare The Future? How Providers Can Make HDHP Insurance Work
Cash pay healthcare is having a moment. With more than half of Americans enrolled in high deductible healthcare plans, patients are — intentionally or not — choosing cash pay healthcare, at least until their high deductibles are met. That affects how practices manage patient payments, starting at or before the time of service. To understand […]