Secure Bill Pay EMV/Chip and PIN Technology Integrates With Clearwave Healthcare Self-Service Kiosks

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Secure Bill Pay and Clearwave have collaborated to offer healthcare providers a streamlined patient check-in process that maximizes patient revenue and ease of check in with flexible payment options, and the latest in payment security

Secure Bill Pay and Clearwave have collaborated to offer healthcare providers a streamlined patient check-in process that maximizes patient revenue and ease of check in with flexible payment options, and the latest in payment security. With the increasing consumer financial responsibility in healthcare, this combined effort will result in improved and timelier payments from insurers and patients.

Secure Bill Pay leads the industry with the comprehensiveness and security of its payment tools. “We believe integrating our payment capabilities within Clearwave’s patient registration self-service kiosk will enable healthcare providers to automate critical processes while improving demographic data, reducing claim rejections, improving through-put, increasing patient satisfaction and especially maximizing collections,” says Dawn Lunde, VP of Sales at Secure Bill Pay. She states further, “We were surprised by the very high adoption rate of the Clearwave kiosks – ranging from 88% to 99% of all patient visits.” Considering the prevalence of kiosks found at airports, pay at the pump gas stations and self-check out at retail stores, consumers are accustomed to self-service and it is time for its use in healthcare.

Furthermore, Secure Bill Pay offers a level of payment security that patients and providers are demanding. Currently, the card-issuing bank accepts financial risk associated with a security breach. However, this will no longer be the case after October 2015. Any entity processing a credit or debit card will be responsible for the financial repercussions if they experience a data breach and have not upgraded to chip and PIN technology (also known as EMV, named for developers Europay, MasterCard and Visa), which have an embedded microprocessor chip that encrypts data differently for each transaction. EMV is widely used in Europe and Asia and is steadily being adopted as the standard type of card processing worldwide. Secure Bill Pay is leading the industry by integrating EMV-ready technology now because it is the most secure solution for its clients.

Eric Anderson, COO at Clearwave states, “Our two companies have many commonalities, including best-of-breed, healthcare-specific offerings using the latest technology, high customer satisfaction and retention and the desire to deliver bottom-line results to our clients, so it was a logical choice to partner with Secure Bill Pay.” Clearwave’s self-service patient kiosks completely streamline patient flow with many resulting benefits, including the ability to accommodate more patients per day per provider. By addressing everything from demographics and eligibility through payment, many clients are able to re-allocate or reduce staff resources.

About Secure Bill Pay
Secure Bill Pay was founded under the premise that healthcare providers should be able to process all self-pay transactions quickly and easily. Secure Bill Pay's software-as-a-service solution provides comprehensive payment processing to support behavior that will maximize patient pay revenue. We serve a range of hospitals, clinics and other healthcare providers across the nation with a simple and intuitive system for processing payments, issuing electronic refunds, automated payment plans, maintain secure card-on-file, check scanning and more.

For More Information:
Phone: (866) 610-9601
http://www.securebillpay.net

About Clearwave
Clearwave's mission has been, and remains, to standardize and automate administrative and patient-facing services that providers manage to serve patients, comply with federal/state regulations and maximize revenue cycle performance. Clearwave accomplishes this by aligning the provider's existing systems to communicate and gather information more effectively. This is achieved by full integration with numerous HIS, PMS and EHR software products.

For More Information:
Phone: (678) 738-1120
http://www.clearwaveinc.com

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