Care Credit

Care Credit is a credit card for financing healthcare expenses.

In Program Links, double-click CareCredit.

If you do not see CareCredit listed, use the instructions below to add the Program Link.

Care Credit cards cannot be used with PayConnect, X-Charge, or PaySimple, so payments must be processed through Open Dental in the Account module. Use the program link to access the Care Credit website from Open Dental.

Create a Program Link

  1. From Program Links, click Add.
  2. Enter Care Credit in the Description field.
  3. Check the Enabled box.
  4. Enter the web address in Path of file to open.
  5. Enter the Text on button.
  6. Choose the module where the toolbar button will show.
  7. (Optional) Import an image to show on the button. The image must be 22 x 22 pixels.
  8. Click OK. You will now have a button for Care Credit in your Account module toolbar.

Process Care Credit cards

  1. Make sure a payment type exists for Care Credit. See Definitions, Payment Types.
  2. In the Account module, click Payment.
  3. Select Care Credit under Payment Type.
  4. Click OK.
  5. Click the CareCredit button in the Account module to launch the Care Credit website.
  6. Process the payment.