HME and Consumer Financing Options

Supporting consumer credit plays a key role in retail sales. What do providers need to know to support healthcare-specific credit cards — and reap the benefits?

Consumer financing is becoming commonplace in post-acute healthcare, and that includes HME. Moreover, with retail sales playing such a pivotal role in provider revenues, accommodating credit is downright essential. However, there are still providers who are unclear on healthcare-specific financing options for HME. What's involved?

In the current episode of the HMEB PodcastRandy Baldwin, vice president of Specialty Industries Marketing for healthcare credit card business CareCredit, and Claude Royster, vice president and general manager of specialty sales for Care Credit, join the podcast to discuss what providers need to know to about healthcare credit cards and how they can reap the benefits of supporting healthcare-specific financing options.

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In the previous episode of the HMEB Podcast, Arturo Garcia, senior product manager of connected solutions for sleep therapy equipment maker ResMed, joined the podcast to look at how sleep therapy providers are leveraging virtual and digital solutions during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how those new protocols and care methods will improve sleep therapy in the post-pandemic future.

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David Kopf is the Publisher and Executive Editor of HME Business and DME Pharmacy magazines. Follow him on LinkedIn at and on Twitter at @postacutenews.

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