Author: Suzanne Cannon, M.S., M.A.

Get the Details on Client Payment Solutions

When is a payment plan not really a payment plan? Our blog post explains! Make sure you get the details when a new payment option seems like the answer to all your client payment problems. No client payment option is perfect, and your practice should offer a variety of financial solutions because each client’s needs are different. Find out why it’s essential to know exactly what you’re getting.

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Pet Owner Survey: Payment Plans Over Discounts

According to a VetBilling survey, pet owners prefer payment plans to discounts. If your practice offers discounts, you may be giving away money unnecessarily. Small, one-time discounts don’t motivate pet owners to agree to higher priced services because they don’t appreciably reduce “sticker shock.” Our survey offers insights about how pet owners perceive veterinary costs and how they prefer to manage them.

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3 Reasons To Offer Pet Savings Accounts

Pet Savings Accounts are an excellent way to encourage pet owners to be proactively prepared for future veterinary expenses. Not everyone has the discipline to set up a personal savings account without occasionally raiding it to pay for an impulse purchase. Pet Savings Accounts offered through your practice let clients set aside a dedicated dollar amount on a monthly basis that is specifically earmarked for veterinary costs.

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The Secret to Improving Veterinary Dental Compliance

Practice manager Carrie Bowgren told us that her clinic has done everything over the years to encourage client compliance with dental recommendations. They’ve offered discounts and promoted them during Pet Dental Health Month, they’ve pushed messaging on social media and their website. No matter what they did their dental compliance didn’t budge until they began offering easy payment plans through VetBilling®.

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Don’t Delay Your Pet’s Dental Cleaning Due to Cost

Without regular dental care your pet may end up suffering from a variety of serious dental diseases, but dental cleanings for pets can be expensive. The average cost of a dental cleaning ranges from $300 to $700 but can exceed $1000 depending on the extent of disease. Pay-in-Advance Plans from VetBilling® help you manage costs by allowing you to make installment payments starting a few months before your pet’s appointment.

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