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This article informs you that health insurance can save you a lot of money when it comes to medical costs, but what do you do when it's just not enough? Here are some tips to help you maximize your coverage:
This article discusses that medications can be a large financial barrier for patients, especially if dealing with a chronic or life-threatening condition. To protect yourself, when prescribed a medication, compare the medication to your insurance plan’s drug formulary to ensure the medication is on the approved covered list, and that you are aware of the out-of-pocket costs that need to be paid in order to receive the prescription.
This article informs you that as a good consumer, it is important to become familiar with the cost-sharing and out-of-pocket amounts agreed upon in your plan language for each type of medical services, including routine care, specialty care, emergency care, and prescription drugs.
This article discusses that medical bills and out-of-pocket costs can add up quickly. If you have an outstanding bill, take time to speak with the billing representative or financial counselor from each provider’s office. These people are a great source of information about eligibility for affordable payment plans, prompt-pay discounts, or other financial assistance given by that provider.
This article describes that Clinical Trials present themselves as an affordable option for patients looking to explore alternative treatment options. Here’s all you need to know about the ins and outs of clinical trials.
This article describes that if you’ve been making frequent trips to your doctor's office or the hospital, chances are you’ve seen a recent onslaught of medical invoices and Explanation of Benefits (EOBs) begin to flood your mailbox. Although it may seem overwhelming, it’s important that you open, read, understand and store you medical bills in an easy-to-access place. If you start off organized, it’s easier to reference medical papers should there be any discrepancies.