CareCredit Partners with Urgent Care Provider NextCare

Helps patients finance their healthcare 365 days a year

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 9:00 am EST

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COSTA MESA, Calif.

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SYF

CareCredit partners with urgent care provider NextCare to help patients finance their healthcare needs.

COSTA MESA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CareCredit, a leading provider of promotional financing for healthcare, and NextCare Holdings, Inc, one of the nation’s largest providers of urgent care and occupational medical services, have signed an agreement that offers an additional payment option for NextCare patients and more ways and locations for CareCredit cardholders to use their card. CareCredit continues to expand acceptance of its healthcare credit card program, helping patients pay for deductibles, copayments, prescriptions and out-of-pocket costs associated with primary and urgent care, while also helping practices collect payment at the time of treatment.

This new agreement allows CareCredit’s 10 million cardholders to use their CareCredit credit card to pay for out of pocket health and wellness expenses at the more than 130 NextCare clinics around the country.

“We are excited about this alliance with CareCredit from Synchrony Financial as it provides a convenient payment option for new and existing patients,” said John Julian, chief executive officer of NextCare Holdings. “This relationship aligns with our goal of meeting the needs of all patients, providing affordable, convenient, high-quality healthcare services throughout NextCare and our nationwide family of brands.”

Dave Fasoli, chief executive officer of CareCredit, added, “Our thirty-year history offering patients a flexible payment option for the care they need when they need it, is a perfect fit for NextCare’s patient-first philosophy. We offer patients a convenient way to pay for all of their expected and unexpected health, wellness and personal care expenses, and the increased utility from our growing network is an important factor behind our impressive satisfaction ratings in the industry.*”

*CareCredit Cardholder Engagement Study and CareCredit Provider Satisfaction Report, December 2016

About CareCredit ®

For 30 years CareCredit, from Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF), has helped millions of people pay for needed and desired care and health expenses. CareCredit is a health, wellness and personal care credit card accepted through a national network of more than 200,000 healthcare providers and health-focused retailers. For more information on CareCredit, call 800-300-3046 or visit www.carecredit.com. For more information about Synchrony Financial visit www.synchronyfinancial.com.

About NextCare Holdings, Inc.

NextCare Holdings, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest privately-owned providers of urgent care and occupational medical services, with an emphasis on customer service to ensure patients experience the highest level of care from reception to recovery. NextCare Holdings operates 137 urgent care facilities in Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia and Wyoming. For more information, please visit http://www.NextCare.com or call 888-381-4858. For the latest news, follow NextCare on Twitter and Facebook.

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Mason Burnham, vice president, strategic communications
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Tremaine Jasper, 480-455-4939
tremainejasper@nextcare.com

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