Home Health Care Factoring – Alternative Financing Solution for Agencies

2011 will go down in history as the year the big banks stopped lending to small businesses. On the other hand, 2011 will also be remembered as the year alternative lenders came to the forefront of the small business financing industry. Specifically, Credit Unions, Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), Micro Lenders and Accounts Receivable Factoring Firms all said YES to the majority of their small business financing applications while most larger banks repeatedly said NO.

Although a home health care agency owner could be approved for financing by any of the alternative lenders listed above, the best alternative financing option for them is to work with a home health care factor, and here’s why:

Home Health Care Factoring Creates Positive Cash Flow
Some Medicaid waiver programs can take up to a month to reimburse a home health care agency for its pre-approved non-medical in-home services. This lag in payments makes it difficult for new or growing home health care agencies to be able to meet payroll and other financial obligations. However, when home health agency owners sell their Medicaid receivables to a home health care funding firm, funds can be directly deposited into their bank account within hours. Instead of waiting weeks or months, factoring your home health care business gives business owners immediate access to cash…

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