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Hospitals Find Solutions for the No-Pay Self-Pay Patient
Health Leaders Media

One of hospitals’ most vexing problems is absorbing the cost of care from the uninsured. For years, these patients have been called self-pay, but that term is a misnomer. In most cases, it’s code for non-pay. The reasons they don’t pay are numerous and complex, but some hospitals and health systems are starting to figure out there’s a better way to get reimbursed, one that is less stressful for the patient and more efficient for the provider.