"I have much more confidence presenting ideal dentistry to patients knowing that there is a simple and affordable patient plan."
Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) December 08, 2015
iCare Financial is at the top of the list with Millbrae Dental Care when it comes to patient payments. In terms of starting with iCare Financial, Director Mark Draheim explains, "We were shopping around and found iCare Financial. It was perfect timing. This process offers simplicity and speed. It takes about 5 minutes to verify and send everything off."
Millbrae Dental Care is a Bay Area based practice that offers a wide variety of treatments from dental implants and cosmetic dentistry to sleep apnea and TMJ pain relief. Dr. Sherry Tsai cares deeply about providing the best dentistry available using high quality materials and techniques along with state of the art technologies. The office welcomes patients from all over the San Francisco Bay Area as well as from Burlingame, San Mateo and Hillsborough. Earlier this year, the office began offering iCare Financial to patients as a recommended payment option.
Putting iCare Financial First
The office found that while they had used Care Credit for many years, they were getting more patient denials after the recession began. Yet, at the same time, they had more patients looking to get onto payment plans. Clearly, this was not a good combination.
Currently, the office is offering patients two options. iCare Financial is on the top, and Care Credit is on the bottom. Mark points out, "I can't remember the last time we used Care Credit."
Comparing the Numbers
The office finds that patients are fine with the flat admin fee of iCare Financial. Upon explaining the plan to patients, they refer to it as a flat fee. But they contrast it to the compound interest charged by Care Credit if patients are going full term.
What Patients use iCare Financial?
iCare Financial is offered as a viable option to any patient that has a bill that is more than a thousand dollars. The majority of people who sign up to use iCare Financial are seeking to pay for procedures that amount to more than two thousand dollars.
Dr. Tsai comments, "I have much more confidence presenting ideal dentistry to patients knowing that there is a simple and affordable patient plan." While the pressures of insurance and payments influence many doctors to modify their treatment plans, Dr. Tsai is free to handle her work in the best way possible.
A Good Start on New Year's Day
Millbrae Dental first presented iCare to a patient on New Year's Eve 2014, as they were open half the day. They had a patient with a $15,000 anterior veneer case. She was very motivated to go through with the procedure, but she was in between jobs. Further, she didn't want anything new appearing on her credit. That ruled out charging the procedure on credit cards or using Care Credit.
Mark said, "I printed out a spreadsheet that showed the difference between iCare and Care Credit. She loved the fact it was a monthly payment. It was one of those rare moments in business when everything goes perfectly. She ended up getting a new job and now she loves her beautiful new smile."
About iCare Financial
iCare Financial is a national financial organization in the dental patient Financing, medical patient Financing, plastic surgery patient Financing, veterinary patient Financing and automotive repair Financing verticals. iCare Financial offers consumers and patients financial programs with no credit check for businesses and medical practices wanting to service more patients and consumers. Instead of offering patients and consumers another credit card, iCare offers businesses and medical practices a unique payment solution on one platform that accepts all patients and consumers. To learn more visit the website at http://www.icarefinancialcorp.com.