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The Most Affordable Health Insurance Options for Students

The Most Affordable Health Insurance Options for Students
Poor health might be the last thing on your mind as a college student, but it always pays to be prepared for the worst to happen, especially when you’re living on a student budget. Whether you have just graduated high school and are preparing to move away from home for the first time to go to college, or are...

6 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Prescription Drug Costs

With prescription prices on the rise and no end in sight, many who rely on prescription drugs often find their bills as high as a car payment, or even worse yet – a mortgage payment. Whether you have to pay for prescription drug costs weekly, monthly or every so often, there are a few ways you can reduce your costs...

How Much Does an MRI Cost?

How Much Does an MRI Cost?
The average MRI scan on SaveOnMedical.com costs between $430.00 and $600. Prices vary by location based on what part of the body is being scanned, if the procedure requires contrast and if the provider charges extra for contrast. Fun Fact: over 26 million MRI scans are performed each costing about 18 billion dollars.  Insurance covers much of this cost, but because...

Save Money On Your Medical Bills: A Drinking Game

Save Money On Your Medical Bills: A Drinking Game
According to a 2014 public opinion survey by TransUnion Healthcare, around 54% of Americans are confused by their medical bills. So in this installment of “We Have Too Much Wine on Our Hands,” we will be constructing a drinking game around the arduous task of actually reading and understanding your medical bills. Many of us might label these as...

Helping Consumer-Driven Patients With a Radiology Patient Navigator

Helping Consumer-Driven Patients With a Radiology Patient Navigator
The role of the patient navigator is on the rise, but what makes them so valuable? How do you know if it's time for your radiology center or outpatient imaging center to appoint one? First, let’s explore what a patient navigator’s role is within a practice or a hospital to see how the role impact consumer-driven radiology patients. A patient navigator's job...

How Choosing the Wrong Doctor Can Have Lasting Implications

How Choosing the Wrong Doctor Can Have Lasting Implications
Imagine a new reality show, modeled after The Bachelor, in which different medical providers compete to be your very own doctor. The stakes are high, your life is on the line and The Doctor Season 1 has begun. A dozen white coats stand in a fluorescently lit hallway, some checking their expensive watches and tapping their Italian leather shoes...

Hunting for Affordable Medical Providers vs. Hunting for Pokemon

Hunting for Affordable Medical Providers vs. Hunting for Pokemon
Pokémon go took the world by storm. The sudden popularity of the app had people wondering if we’d all unintendedly time traveled back to the 90s. The app allows users to travel between the real world and the virtual Pokémon world and “catch” their favorites. The competition grew so wildly that people were very literally walking off cliffs and...

Save On Medical Tackles Consumerism in Radiology

Save On Medical Tackles Consumerism in Radiology
In order for true consumerism to be in effect, the seller of a product or service must ultimately have the interest of the consumer in mind.  We’ve said it before and we will say it again: It should be just as easy to shop for health care procedures as it is to shop for your car, your travel or...

What’s the Difference Between an FSA and an HSA Card?

What's the Difference Between an FSA and an HSA Card?
Most of us are no strangers to wanting to pull our hair out as we compare healthcare costs and various insurance plans.  We all want to save more money on health, but most of us don’t want to resort to Craigslist ads or sketchy basement operations for our medical needs. So how can you save money on healthcare without succumbing...

Where Do the Presidential Candidates Stand on Healthcare Issues

Where Do the Presidential Candidates Stand on Healthcare Issues
Without fail, during each presidential election a candidate’s stance on healthcare is a central theme of his or her campaign. Americans want to know that the candidate they support understands the current healthcare landscape and can deliver on the promise to make improvements to the current system. As a voter, you want to ensure that your candidate understands the...

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