Patient Financial Experience of the Future
- A Continuing Journey
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60-year-old woman falls in her home and injures her knee. She and her husband determine together that she does not need an ambulance, but they are worried about the underlying injury.

This graphic demonstrates how health IT of the future will support decision making for the patient, her husband and their medical team and simplify their financial experience with the health care delivery system.

For a better understanding of the HIMSS Revenue Cycle Task Force's vision for the Patient Financial Experience of the Future, check out these documents.

Meet Jessy, our patient!
After her fall, her husband connects to their health plan through her mobile device to find a provider...
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Email@mail.com
Jessy
Lake George, NY
Reason For Visit:
I fell and injured my knee
Submit
Recommended Services:
Office Visit
$1,120.43
Knee X-ray
$196
X-ray Consultation
$88
Orthopedic Evaluation
$225
Knee Splint
$342
Knee Splint
$23.75
Jessy can retrieve and update her Electronic Health Record all through her phone!
Jessy submits the reason for her visit and the clinic electronically matches treatment options and prices so Jessy knows what to expect.
getting prices
Office Visit
$1,120.43
Knee X-ray
$196
X-ray Consultation
$88
Orthopedic Evaluation
$225
Knee Splint
$342
Knee Splint
$23.75
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finding location
When Jessy arrives, she can check-in and pay electronically based on the information already digitally exchanged...
Even her providers can retrieve and submit her information and results electronically through their mobile devices...
Order X-RAY:
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Jessy
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Injured Knee
Surgery
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With all digital systems connected, Jessy is seamlessly connected to the providers and care she needs.
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While our patient is en route, her treatment schedule and estimated costs are prepared & distribuited electronically.
Like before, Jessy simply needs to check-in electronically, because the hospital has already arranged for her arrival based on the digital exchange.
Jessy has a variety of payment options from using her Healthcare Savings account, to payment plans - or a combination!
She can even speak with an on-site Financial Advisor if she needs help picking the right plan for her...
For a discount, Jessy can choose to enroll in auto-pay to have her monthly payments electronicially deducted.
Pay Balance
with HSA
Pay with
Credit Card
Pay $3,663.67 Now
Cancel
Pay $8,200 Now
View Payment Plans
Would you like to speak to an onsite financial adviser to discuss your payment options?
Yes
No
GOLD: 6 monthly payments at 5% interest.
SILVER: 12 monthly payments at 10% interest.
BRONZE: 18 monthly payments at 15% interest.
Thank you for your selection of:
SILVER: 12 monthly payments at 10% interest.
Would you like to save an additional 5% by signing up for auto-pay?
Yes
No
Thank you! Your first payment will be automatically deducted upon completion of your treatment
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As Jessy moves through different procedures and providers, her identity and results are continually continually confirmed & updated so she receives the most accurate, seamless care possible.
Patient Jessy has checked into pre-op and is waiting for surgery
Patient Jessy has checked into pre-op and is waiting for surgery
Orthopedic Surgery Successful
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Vascular Surgery Successful
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Patient discharged, scheduled for rehabilitation with the following provider.
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When Jessy's treatment is complete, her records are updated for the last time so everyone - Jessy, the Hospital, her Health Plan, and the Billing Vendor - can access her most up-to-date information.
The billing partner automatically adjusts Jessy's total bill based on her electronic records, then digitally schedules and notifies Jessy of when her automatic payments will begin!
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add new session
complete therapy
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continue
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Thank you, Jessy!
Your first payment of $714.08 will be automatically deducted from your checking account.