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September 19, 2023

Case Study: Finding Competitive Advantage through Transparent Pricing and Bundled Services with the Orthopedic Associates of St. Louis.

In their strategic collaboration with HealthMe, Orthopedic Associates, a successful independent surgical practice in St. Louis market, has successfully differentiated themselves by embracing transparent pricing. This approach has not only enhanced their patient experience and practice efficiency but also positioned them to achieve a 100% year-over-year increase in direct pay patient revenue.
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August 31, 2023

Removing the gatekeepers: Direct Specialty Care Redefines the Healthcare Landscape

The blog highlights direct specialty care's rise, enabling patients to reach specialists without referrals or insurance hurdles. It improves access, doctor-patient bonds, diagnoses, and simplifies healthcare, impacting both individuals and self-insured employers.
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July 21, 2023

Deploying Transparently Priced Bundled Care to Impact Patient Outcomes and Financial Performance

This post provides a background on surgical bundles and how they can beneficially impact the patient’s experience of care and the financial performance of independent specialty practices. We also discuss why it’s important for practices to “own the bundle,” and the benefits of deploying transparently priced bundles for direct payers.
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June 29, 2023

Achieving Financial Growth and Enhancing Patient Experience: A Collaborative Case Study of HealthMe and the Center for Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics

This blog post highlights a successful collaboration between the Center for Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics (CSMO) and HealthMe. By implementing price transparency and direct-pay options, CSMO achieved revenue growth, improved patient experience, and positioned their practice to align with self-insured employers.
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May 30, 2023

Case Study: The Orthopedic Clinic of Daytona Beach

The Orthopedic Clinic of Daytona Beach (TOC) has experienced explosive growth over recent years and to support that growth the practice sought to streamline operations and meet consumer expectations for price transparency. TOC engaged HealthMe in 2022 and has delivered excellent patient experiences, reduced billing errors, and increased direct-pay revenue.
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May 19, 2023

Your Medical Practice’s Five Essential Building Blocks for a Successful Consumerization Strategy

The five building blocks for positioning your medical practice to be consumer-friendly. Digital tools for patient engagement, appointments, telehealth, etc. are certainly in the mix. What is noticeably absent in the consumerization conversation is the informed discussion as to why price transparency must be a cornerstone strategy for effective consumerization.
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February 26, 2023

Case Study: The Institute for Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

The Institute for Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine (the Institute) is one of South Florida’s premiere destinations for orthopedic care. Read more about how HealthMe helped the Institute comply with the No Surprises Act.
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November 2, 2022

Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics Partners with HealthMe to Launch Healthcare Price Transparency Initiative

HealthMe and Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics (CSMO) in Tennessee partner to offer transparent pricing and Good Faith Estimates for Musculoskeletal Care in Tennessee.
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September 15, 2022

Consumerism & Price Transparency in Healthcare: Patients are the New Payers

A quiet revolution in healthcare payments has been taking place and it is building into a tsunami as out-of-pocket spending for healthcare has skyrocketed. In 2022, patients are the new payers and they are expecting the same digital experience they are accustomed to in every other industry.
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August 3, 2022

Improving Patient Care and Communications: Good Faith Estimates in Multiple Languages

Medical practices across the country are required by law passed in the No Surprises Act to provide patients with a "Good Faith Estimate" of the cost of their care before the patient is treated. These Good Faith Estimates must be provided in the patient's first language.
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June 20, 2022

What’s Next: Transparent Pricing and Good Faith Estimate Requirements

Because of our deep experience and technology platform required to bring transparent pricing to patients, we have just launched the HealthMe GFE Engine™. It is seamlessly integrated with the HealthMe direct pay platform and is ready for your use today. It’s fully tested with no additional software to install, no new equipment, and most importantly, has been legally reviewed and determined to meet current requirements.
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March 7, 2022

HealthMe Launches Automated Good Faith Estimate (GFE) Solution

HealthMe, a leader in direct payment solutions that enable medical groups and practices to provide transparent prices and a shoppable online marketplace, announced today at ViVE 2022 the launch and general availability of the HealthMe GFE Engine™. To date, 18 major orthopedic practices have adopted the HealthMe GFE Engine to stay compliant with the No Surprises Act and Good Faith Estimate (GFE) requirements.
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August 26, 2021

3 Opportunities to Learn about Transparent Pricing in Orthopedics at AAOS 2021

The annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS 2021) is happening next week. HealthMe will be participating in a big way and we wanted to make sure you were aware of our participation in the hopes that you’re a) attending and b) able to stop by to participate and just say hello.
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August 1, 2021

Meet HealthMe at Upcoming Health Care Conferences

The team at HealthMe is excited to be able to interact again with healthcare industry friends and colleagues at some highly anticipated events this summer and fall. While Zoom has been a great go-to tool as a temporary replacement for in-person activities, we have to admit that we’ve missed these face-to-face interactions! Healthcare is a people business after all. Interacting with others is part of our nature.
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June 15, 2021

Price Transparency: Closing the Healthcare “What Does it Cost?” Gap

What happens when a potential patient calls your office and asks to make an appointment? If yours is like most medical clinics, your front desk staff will ask a very common question: “What insurance do you have?”But, what if they don’t have healthcare insurance or self-insure? According to the Congressional Budget Office, about 31 million Americans did not have health insurance in 2020. With the impact of the pandemic, that number is likely higher today. Beyond the uninsured, 94 million Americans (60% of the U.S. workforce!) are employed by self-insured employers.
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May 13, 2021

Why patients are embracing self-pay health care

High-deductible health plans highlight the need for innovation and why technology solutions to address the patient self-pay market is booming.
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February 17, 2021

HealthMe Featured in Business Observer Florida

“What we’re trying to do is create an Amazon for health care, if you will,” Havig says. “We’re trying to give patients the ability to shop for health care via a digital marketplace like they shop for everything else.”
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January 31, 2021

HealthMe Wins Florida Venture Award

HealthMe was awarded the 2nd Runner Up prize for the 2020 Florida Early Stage Capital Conference in October 2020. The Early Stage Capital Conference is put on by Space Florida and the Florida Venture Forum each year to support the startup ecosystem in the state. In 2020, over 100 startups across the state of Florida competed in the competition, which involved pitching a virtual room of investors and venture capitalists. As 2nd Runner Up, HealthMe was awarded $20,000.
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