A patients' journey to hearing health can be long and complicated. The good news is CareCredit is with you every step of the way — with insights, ideas and resources that can help you help more patients enjoy the benefits of hearing health.

Patients Explore Their Hearing Loss, Treatment Options & Cost

Whether prompted by their primary care physician or spouse, patients may turn to friends, family, or go online for information and recommendations. To attract potential patients who are exploring options, actively ask for referrals from happy patients, be visible in your community and have key information, including financing, readily accessible on your website.

82% of patients researched cost and finances prior to their hearing care appointment.*
*CareCredit Path to Purchase Research – Hearing, 2018.
CareCredit can help with these FREE resources:

Best Practice Kit – Traffic Builders Edition

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This tool kit contains proven tips and tools to help attract more patients.

Part Number #852-274-00

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Custom Apply Link

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Enhance your website by giving your patients the ability to apply and pay your practice with their CareCredit credit card.

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Ad Toolkit

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Remove cost as a barrier with eye-catching website banners and buttons to let patients know upfront you accept CareCredit.

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Online Provider Locator

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Make your practice easy to find for the cardholders seeking providers who accept CareCredit.

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Payment Calculator

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Allow your patients to calculate what their monthly payments would be with this online tool.

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Patients Engage with a Hearing Health Professional

When ready, patients take the next step and engage with a practice. They call, set up an appointment and arrive for their examination. Every patient engagement is an opportunity to build the trust relationship and encourage patients to find out if they have hearing loss and their options. Because cost can be a primary concern, make sure patients know you accept the CareCredit credit card.

70% of cardholders and 39% of non-cardholders say they always seek financing options when making a large purchase.*
*CareCredit Path to Purchase Research, 2018.
CareCredit can help with these FREE resources:

Video: Engaging Patients in Your Practice

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Learn how Advanced Audiology raises awareness of financing options within the practice.

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In-Practice Promotional Displays

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Let patients know you accept CareCredit with in-office signage.

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Best Practice Kit – Patient Engagement

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This tool kit contains insights and practical tools on how to use your environment to increase patient engagement.

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Patient Brochure

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Place this brochure in your reception area to inform patients how CareCredit can help them purchase hearing aids now.

Part Number #183-058-00

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Patients Are Enabled to Get the Hearing Care They Need

The journey continues as patients are tested and discover their hearing health needs and your treatment recommendations. They will also discover the cost of care. Communicating value in a way that resonates with the patient can help them want the hearing devices. Structuring the financial conversation to focus on payment solutions, such as CareCredit, may enable more to fit the cost into their lifestyle.

42% of cardholders say they would have postponed or not done complete recommendation if CareCredit was not available.*
*Cardholder Engagement Study Q2 2018
CareCredit can help with these FREE resources:

Payment Calculator

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Allow your patients to calculate what their monthly payments would be with this online tool.

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Practice Management Software Integrations

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CareCredit is integrated into multiple PMS programs including TIMS and Blueprint Solutions to provide instant access, improve data accuracy and increase efficiency

CareCredit Direct

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An all-digital solution for patients to apply privately on their own — right in your office.

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Pay My Provider

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Accept online payments from CareCredit cardholders with this program.

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Monthly Payment Presentation Chart

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Use this chart to show the estimated monthly payment for each plan and help patients select the option that works best for them.

Part Number #182-461-00

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Notepad

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Use this notepad to present your recommendation along with monthly payment estimates and how to apply for CareCredit.

(Pad of 25) Part Number #184-381-00

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Patients Advocate for Your Practice

At this final step, patients determine if they will return and refer friends and family. The patient experience you deliver and the post-treatment follow-up significantly influences whether or not patients will become advocates for your practice in person and through online reviews.

97% of cardholder say they would recommend CareCredit to a friend.*
*Cardholder Engagement Study Q2 2018
CareCredit can help with these FREE resources:

For even more great resources contact your Practice Development Manager at 800.859.9975 (press 1, then 6).