CareCredit, Costa Mesa, Calif, has launched a new mobile Web site,, and Web-based app to help patients learn about and apply for financing via their smartphone, iPad, or other tablet device.

According to the company, the smartphone-optimized Web site and the app allow patients to receive credit decision quickly and give users their account number and available credit immediately so they can schedule care. Patients can also find a practice that offers CareCredit on their smartphone or tablet device using CareCredit’s Doctor Locator interface to search the more than 150,000 enrolled practices by name, location, or phone number.

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