January 21, 2020

The Florida Hospital Association Announces Partnership with ezVerify to Expand Access to Health Care Cost Information

ezVerify’s Cost Transparency Tools Provide Patient-Specific Prices

Tallahassee, Fla. - The Florida Hospital Association (FHA) and digital health company ezVerify, a subsidiary of Automated HealthCare Solutions, a national company, have announced a new partnership aimed at providing Florida patients with greater access to personalized health care cost information. Through the partnership, hospitals statewide can increase price transparency by providing patients with data on expected prices, co-pays, deductibles and total out-of-pocket costs specific to the patient's own benefit plan.

The partnership encourages Florida's hospitals to implement ezVerify tools within their own websites. Patients can log on to find cost information customized to the rates each health system has negotiated with payers, as well as the patient's benefit plan or self-pay prices. The tool also:
 

  • Verifies insurance coverage, copays, coinsurance and deductibles
  • Provides quotes for total out-of-pocket costs
  • Clearly lists what is, and is not, included in quoted prices
  • Enables hospitals to connect patients directly to scheduling, payment and financial assistance services
  • Allows consumers to rate services
  • Provides patients with optional video and chat functionality
The new partnership provides an additional source of information to supplement the cost and quality information hospitals have provided on FHA's MissiontoCare.org website since 2016. The site provides individual hospital price and quality information in an easy-to-use, searchable format.

About the Florida Hospital Association
The Florida Hospital Association comprises over 200 hospitals and health systems from across the state. Through representation and advocacy, education, and informational services, we support the mission of our members to provide the highest quality of care to the patients we serve. For more information, visit www.fha.org.

About ezVerify
ezVerify's health insurance verification and revenue cycle management technology enables patients and their healthcare providers to obtain real-time, accurate information regarding co-insurance, deductibles, in and out of network benefits, co-payments and much more. Its cutting-edge healthcare technology enables patients to understand and plan for their financial responsibilities regarding treatment, while allowing providers to receive payment at the time of service. ezVerify is changing the healthcare industry by empowering patients and providers with access to real-time, accurate insurance coverage information. Find more information at www.ezVerify.me.