AxiaMed, a patient payment solution provider has raised $12.4 million in funding from Health Enterprise Partners. AxiaMed credits this investment to rapidly-increasing demand for its proven, secure, SaaS-based payment platform, Payment Fusion.
Founded in 2015, AxiaMed’s integrated payments technology platform, Payment Fusion, improves the financial performance of healthcare providers through integration with various revenue cycle, practice management, EHRs and other software systems, enhancing interoperability and payment options across the entire ecosystem of healthcare payments between patients, providers, and payers.
The patient payment platform is currently used at hundreds of hospitals and thousands of ambulatory organizations across the country, enables software vendors to integrate secure payment technology into their applications, reducing the risk of payment data breaches and compliance burdens while improving financial performance and the overall patient experience. The investment will enable AxiaMed to increase product development and strengthen its core team to improve the patient financial experience.
Since its founding in 2015, AxiaMed has experienced triple-digit annual growth driven by the dramatic increase in patient financial responsibility for healthcare expenses. Industry analysts predict that patient payments will exceed 30% of total healthcare costs in 2019 and rise to nearly 50% within 5 years.
Within the past year, AxiaMed became one of the first healthcare-focused PCI-validated Point-to-Point Encryption (vP2PE) solution providers. This security offering enables AxiaMed’s software partners and healthcare organizations to enhance its security infrastructure and reduce PCI compliance requirements and attendant costs.