One of the biggest mistakes a healthcare organization can make is assuming all their patients are active and engaged with their own care. Tools that allow a healthcare organization to effectively communicate with their patients are a key part of keeping patients involved and informed about their care, and their financial responsibilities.
Thinking of Your Gateway as a Funnel
A simple way to envision what a payment gateway is to think of it as a funnel, a funnel for revenue collection that both mirrors our business processes and reflects how clients and consumers expect to make payments in the most secure and convenient methods possible.
At CBOSS, we take compliance seriously. In healthcare, this not only applies to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (commonly referred to as PCI-DSS) compliance, but also those requirements surrounding HIPAA as well. We’ve previously discussed the nuances of PCI-DSS in an earlier blog series, so feel free to refer to that for a detailed look at how to prioritize PCI. In this post, we’ll examine HIPAA, its role in protecting healthcare data, and finally its inherent importance surrounding you and your payment gateway.