In a healthcare landscape riddled with high costs and complexity, Hospital Financial Assistance (HFA) Programs stand as beacons of hope for many—but remain critically underutilized. While 58% of Americans—including those with commercial insurance—are likely eligible for hospital financial assistance at most hospitals and health systems across the country, our 2024 survey uncovers a widespread gap in […]
Learn how to leverage care navigation and financial assistance for crafting affordable benefits and eliminating medical debt burdens.
Discover how Hospital Financial Assistance (HFA) programs can alleviate employee medical debt while helping employers manage healthcare costs. Learn from Goodroot’s survey findings, offering insights crucial for supporting employee well-being and financial stability.
Empowering Healthcare Affordability in the Workplace: Emry’s Financial Assistance Platform for Employers
How to Leverage a Hospital Financial Assistance Platform
Discover how employers can leverage hospital financial assistance for zero-dollar care, alleviating financial burdens for your employees.
With the healthcare landscape growing increasingly complex, employees often find themselves dedicating substantial time to healthcare. On average, a family spends about 100 hours annually managing healthcare-related tasks. For a professional like an attorney in Connecticut, charging an average billable rate of $350 per hour, this translates to a staggering $35,000 of what could otherwise
In the fiercely competitive Medicare Advantage market, the significance of Medicare Star Ratings has never been more pronounced. These ratings, far more than mere indicators of quality, play a critical role in influencing beneficiaries’ plan choices — choices that are often maintained throughout their retirement years. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) annual
In 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed to improve public health and lower healthcare costs. A cornerstone of the ACA was its emphasis on access to preventive care, including vaccinations, annual screenings, lifestyle counseling and wellness visits. The goal was to foster better health outcomes through no-cost early intervention and consequently, reduce overall
See this article by Emry president Derek Fitteron and Sola president Steve Palma as it originally appeared in QSR Magazine. The restaurant industry is grappling with an unprecedented staffing crisis. A National Restaurant Association survey reports that an overwhelming 62% of restaurant owners don’t have the staff they need to serve their customers. This shortage
Healthcare navigation is changing the way both employers and their employees manage and save on healthcare expenses. Particularly for self-funded plans, the savings are two-fold: when an employee cuts down on healthcare costs, the employer benefits as well. Yet, people typically don’t think about their health benefits until the moment they need them. And when