Thanks to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the self-pay population is shrinking. But the financial challenges of that population continue to grow and now are spreading to other formerly stable patient populations, namely those with employer insurance.

The time is now to educate your self-pay population in preparation for the 2015 Affordable Care Act enrollment period, which begins Nov. 15.

Wait? Didn’t we already go through this last year?

In a perfect world, everyone who qualifies for health insurance would have purchased it during the first enrollment period. However as health providers across the nation have learned, while a lot of people signed up a lot of people did not.

Once open enrollment kicks in on Nov. 15, expect another rush all the way through the last day on Feb. 15.

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