Rochelle, IL — Rochelle Community Hospital has partnered with healthcare technology company Breez Health to streamline its financial assistance program for income-eligible patients. With a new, simplified online application process, Rochelle Community Hospital patients can easily determine if they are eligible for discounts or free care. “At Rochelle Community Hospital, our mission thrives on healthcare …
See this article by Breez CEO Nick McLaughlin and Goodroot CEO Mike Waterbury as it appeared on Inside Sources, Smerconish and the Rapid City Journal. With rising inflation and a looming recession, the medical debt crisis in the U.S. is about to get worse. Americans currently owe over $140 billion on past-due medical bills, which is the No. 1 cause of bankruptcy in the country.
Healthcare technology company Breez Health is now an official partner of National Rural Health Association (NRHA). Breez simplifies patient-facing and internal financial assistance/charity care processes, empowering hospitals to drive organizational growth, and affordability of care to vulnerable members of their communities.
Breez Health founder and CEO Nick McLaughlin was a guest on the Late Night Health Radio podcast with host Mark Alyn. Nick talked about how having insurance isn’t enough to keep patients out of medical debt, on who qualifies for hospital financial assistance, and how it’s mutually beneficial for both patients and hospitals to take advantage of financial assistance policies. Below are some of the highlights of what Nick had to say.