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From technological innovations to regulatory shifts to the real-world challenges facing providers and patients, Annexus Health has a finger on the pulse of the dynamic healthcare industry.
AssistPoint® Helps Provider Organizations Go the Extra Mile for Patients in Financial Need
Jessie (Kendrick) Olive, Patient Assistance Coordinator and Patient Account Representative Team Lead at Central Georgia Cancer Care, often finds that her patients are more worried about how to pay for care than about the diagnosis itself. But Jessie explains how AssistPoint® allows her to secure financial assistance for patients quickly and easily and shares a story of one patient she thought was out of options—until she received a notification from AssistPoint®.
Provider Perspective: Making Patient Access Services More Accessible
How can life science organizations improve utilization of their patient access services? A survey of the Annexus Health provider network offers insights into this question. Brett Olson, VP of Business Development at Annexus Health, discusses the survey results and the challenges provider organizations face in seeking and securing financial assistance and other access services for their patients.
Easing the Burden Around Securing Patient Assistance
Joe Baffone, Co-Founder and CEO at Annexus Health, connects with Brian Ansay, President, Specialty Physician GPOs at ION Solutions, for a conversation on easing the burden around securing patient assistance and financial relief, and how that impacts a patient’s ability to get on and stay on the appropriate therapy.
Financial Toxicity: For Cancer Survivors, It’s Personal
Gia Seymour, a cancer survivor, reflects on her own experiences dealing with the costs of cancer care and shares the stories of other survivors whose lives have been impacted by financial toxicity.
Improving Access to Life Science Patient Support Programs at the Provider Level
The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated an already significant problem in the United States: financial toxicity among cancer patients—and their providers. Now more than ever, it is imperative that patients be connected with available financial assistance. Tim Koenig, VP of Marketing at Annexus Health, takes a closer look at this problem and explains how life science organizations can take a more proactive role in combating financial toxicity by helping to streamline access to patient support programs.
It’s Time for a Proactive Approach to Financial Assistance Cycle Management in Cancer Care
Jennifer Vito discusses the problems associated with a reactive approach to financial assistance cycle management and shares a case study that illustrates how New Mexico Cancer Center successfully mitigated them by transitioning to a proactive approach.
Healthcare Interoperability: Shifting the Focus to the Patient
Annexus Health Co-Founder and President Brad Frazier explains what the new CMS Interoperability and Patient Access Final Rule means for providers and patients, and how technology-based solutions can help facilitate the transition toward greater healthcare interoperability.