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Rep. Walorski Visits Beacon

Rep. Walorski

Click on photo to view Rep. Walorski’s greeting to Beacon.

U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski visited Beacon Health System on Aug. 26 to tour Elkhart General Hospital and to hear from health care professionals about patient-friendly financing.

“Health care remains one of the biggest concerns of families and we are fortunate to live in a country home to some of the most advanced medicines and technologies, and a host of medical innovators right here in Elkhart,” said Walorski. “But families who choose high-deductible plans so they can afford their premiums face sticker shock from out-of-pocket expenses when they use these plans to get care,” said Walorski. “Thanks to industry leaders like Beacon Health for continuing to find practical and affordable programs that help people get the care they need.”

Beacon Health System uses an innovative patient financing program from CarePayment, which features 0.00% APR for the life of the account and has no impact on patient credit scores. During the six years that Beacon Health has sponsored CarePayment, this financing program has allowed cash-strapped patients to pay millions in medical bills over time in budget-friendly amounts as low as $25 a month without incurring more debt through interest rate charges.

Beacon Health System was the first health care provider in Indiana to make the CarePayment program available. Five other providers in Indiana also now sponsor CarePayment.

About Laura Bailey

Laura is a communications specialist at Beacon Health System. She enjoys sharing stories with the community about the talented team members at Beacon and winning against the computer in Scrabble.