The health care giant seeks to help patients obtain better access to needed supplies.

LAKE FOREST, Calif. and NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 29, 2017)—Apria Healthcare Group Inc. and CarePayment have partnered to bring CarePayment’s innovative, easy-to-understand 0  percent APR financing solutions to Apria patients who receive critical home medical equipment and homecare supplies.

Apria is one of the largest durable medical equipment providers in the country, offering home respiratory therapy, negative pressure wound therapy, home enteral nutrition therapy and support, and home medical equipment to more than 1.8 million Americans every year.

CarePayment collaborates with providers across the health care industry to offer their patients and customers a 0 percent APR payment program that allows individuals to pay their medical expenses over time with low monthly payments and no credit bureau reporting. With CarePayment’s programs, Apria patients can receive the medical supplies and care they need to live comfortably and safely at home, while paying their medical expenses over time.

“Our customers will be able to rest easier at night thanks to our partnership with CarePayment,” said Dan Starck, Chief Executive Officer of Apria Healthcare Group. “Americans are increasingly burdened by the rising out-of-pocket costs in our healthcare system. By the time patients get to us, they are desperate for tools and support that will allow them to live comfortably in their own homes. Unfortunately, extended illnesses often leave them struggling to make ends meet. We are so pleased to be able to offer our customers a solution that can help reduce the financial anxieties of managing medical conditions at home.”

“People expect to have financing options when buying a house, car, furniture and other household necessities,” said Craig Hodges, Chief Executive Officer of CarePayment. “Why should it be any different when it comes to tending to our health? No one should have to choose between their health care and putting a roof over their head or food on their table. We are thrilled to partner with Apria to bring more payment options to the millions who have come to rely on the company for their home health needs.”

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