Know Your Benefits and Use Them

While most of us have insurance coverage, do we use it to its full advantage? Do we utilize all the benefits that we are entitled to under the provisions of the plan? Whether you have an employer plan, a private plan, or a plan provided by the government, it is important to use your health insurance in order to maintain your health:

  • Keep your coverage current by paying your premiums on time. If you allow your coverage to lapse, your medical costs will not be covered.
  • Keep all of your health information and documents in one place.
  • Get your recommended health screenings and annual checkups- they are usually covered at 100% by your plan!
  • Manage chronic conditions by seeing your doctor and following recommendations like taking prescribed medications per the instructions on the bottle and following up with specialists if necessary.

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