Local software developer makes it easier to pay medical bills

Durham health care software company PatientPay raised $2.5 million, bringing it to a total of $6 million of invested capital raised.

In its basic function, PatientPay software helps health care groups recoup out-of-pocket expenses from patients. Throughout the nation, health insurance groups are changing plan designs to shift more of the cost to patients, either through higher co-pays, higher deductibles or both.