Top Five Ways to Save on Your Health Care Costs – Step Four

Top Five Ways to Save on Your Health Care Costs – Step Four

It’s old news that health care is getting more expensive in the U.S. In fact, it’s about twice as expensive as it is in any other developed country. As a consumer, you can take steps to combat the growing cost by making informed decisions and knowing how to get the most out of your health plan.

Below is part four of a series of practical strategies you can use to save money on health care. Read about the other strategies by clicking on the links at the bottom of the blog.

Look for surgery centers and local MRI providers. If you’re going to be having surgery, consider going to a surgery center instead of a hospital. Generally, outpatient surgery costs can be 40 to 50 percent less expensive at a surgery center.

In addition, another medical service that can be less expensive outside of a hospital is an MRI scan. If you need an MRI scan, consider facilities like Smart Choice MRI for high quality scans at a fraction of the typical price.

Curious about what the other strategies are?

Follow Your Health Plan’s Network Coverage 
Know When to use Urgent Care
Take Advantage of Virtual Visits
Ask About Generics


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