AquinaJune 20, 2019

Curae and Banner Health Announce Strategic Arrangement to Provide Non-Recourse Financing for Patients

Curae and Banner Health Announce Strategic Arrangement to Provide Non-Recourse Financing for Patients

Curae™ is pleased to announce its partnership with Banner Health, headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. Banner Health will utilize Curae™ to provide non-recourse financing to patients throughout the entire Banner Health network. Curae™ lines of credit, provide financing to patients with all types of credit profiles. There is no impact to patients’ credit scores to see whether they qualify for a Curae™ line of credit, which is an unsecured revolving line of credit. Curae™ lines of credit are issued by The Bank of Missouri, St. Robert, Missouri.

Curae Finance, LLC, is a subsidiary of Atlanticus Holdings Corp., which has been in the consumer finance market more than 21 years, servicing more than 17 million customers and supporting lenders who have originated over $25 billion in loans. Curae™ lines of credit are healthcare specific, patient-financing solutions for many types of healthcare providers focusing on acute, ambulatory and surgical disciplines. Curae™ lines of credit are available to consumers at specific healthcare providers and provide funding to the provider within 48 hours without further obligations upon default.

About Banner Health
Headquartered in Arizona, Banner Health is one of the largest nonprofit health care systems in the country. The system owns and operates 28 acute-care hospitals, Banner Health Network, Banner – University Medicine, academic and employed physician groups, long-term care centers, outpatient surgery centers and an array of other services; including Banner Urgent Care, family clinics, home care and hospice services, pharmacies and a nursing registry. Banner Health is in six states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming. For more information, visit

“We have been following Banner Health for many years,’’ says Chris Stenglein, the CEO of Curae Finance, LLC “and have been inspired by their pioneering mindset. They have been at the forefront of innovating patient clinical outcomes for decades. It’s a testament to the passion they have for their patients.’’

As the convergence of healthcare and consumerism continues to drive how patients consume healthcare, the Curae™ unique mobile-first payment technology, will increase payment options and meet the demands of today’s patients.

This collaboration will simplify the patients’ financial journey and make it easier for patients to engage with Banner and address their out-of-pocket responsibilities in a seamless patient-friendly experience.

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