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Alternatives To EMV Upgrade For More Secure, Convenient Patient Payments

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Aug 14, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Like every industry, medical practices and hospitals are preparing for the EMV chip card transition that is beginning to take place. The ultimate goal of the transition to EMV chips is in the prevention of fraudulent charges. The difference for the medical provider is in their focus on the patient as a healthcare consumer and the priority to focus on that consumer's financial experience. In short, with secure, convenient patient payment solutions, a major upgrade to EMV technology is not necessary in the typical medical practice. 

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Topics: EMV Credit Card Processing, Patient Payments

[Video] Tactical Tuesday: Don't Panic About EMV Chip Cards For Medical Practices

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Jul 14, 2015 10:00:00 AM

In October, the credit card industry is moving to EMV chip cards in an effort to prevent fraud from counterfeit cards. The Europay, Mastercard, and Visa (EMV) chip has been the standard in European countries for years, and come October it will make a mainstream push in the US credit card industry. What does this mean for how your organization processes payments?

In this week's episode of our Tactical Tuesday video series, we will tackle that question and help you understand the confusion around EMV chip cards for medical practices.

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Topics: EMV Credit Card Processing

Will EMV Chip Cards Affect Your Card On File System?

Posted by Easy Pay

Jun 4, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Many practices have added card on file to their revenue cycle management in recent years because it's an excellent way to keep patient payments flowing in a timely manner. Now that EMV Chip Cards are entering the marketplace, many practices wonder what that means for their current system and whether it will mean upgrades in the not far off future.

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Topics: EMV Credit Card Processing

How Will EMV Cards Affect Your Practice's Patient Payment Processing?

Posted by Easy Pay

May 5, 2015 10:00:00 AM

October 2015, marks a financial-risk 'line-in-the-sand' for merchants or service providers - including medical practices - that accept credit or debit cards for payment. Here's a brief overview of what EMV is, and what it will mean for your patient payment processing.

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Topics: Credit Card On File, EMV Credit Card Processing

The Impact of EMV Credit Card Processing For Your Practice

Posted by Easy Pay

Jan 19, 2015 10:00:00 AM

While healthcare providers poise themselves for another year of frustration navigating through regulations around insurance, patient care, and interoperability (to name a few), the banks are getting ready to add another one to the list.

The EMV (or “Europay, MasterCard, Visa”) encryption standard that has been around since 1992 and used in many European countries is coming to America. You may have already been contacted by slick credit card salesman trying to get you to buy all new equipment for this new form of credit card processing. But don’t be fooled. The benefits of using EMV technology at your practice may not be worth the added expense.

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Topics: Medical Practice 2015, EMV Credit Card Processing

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