Treat a hospital bill like a fact-finding mission, and you could end up saving yourself money.
What’s in a bill? To pay or not to pay? These are the questions you may have. We have the answers.
Nearly 10 percent of our members are readmitted to the hospital within 30 days of discharge. Reduce your risk by talking openly with your doctor before leaving.
When you are first diagnosed with a condition, or learn you need a surgery, you might not know what to ask your doctor. Or you may forget what questions you want to ask. Here’s our guide to know what to ask when you visit your doctor.
As a patient or the loved one of a patient, you have the right and responsibility to understand the healthcare journey ahead. By asking the medical team what to expect, you can help speed up recovery. Here’s where to start.
To ER or not to ER? Unless it’s a real emergency, you can save yourself time and money by skipping the ER and making an appointment with your doctor instead.
When you are admitted for medical care, you want to heal and get home as quickly as possible. We want that for you, too. Unfortunately healthcare-associated infections are a public health concern. Here are five, simple-to-follow tips to prevent getting an infection while receiving care.
It’s Murphy’s Law: You step wrong and roll your ankle on a Saturday night. It isn’t bad enough for a trip to the emergency room, but how about an urgent care clinic? Before you limp to the car, read this.
Simply going to the doctor’s office isn’t always enough to get you healthy – you may need to take steps after your appointment to make sure your medical care can be fully effective.
Unless you went to medical school, it’s likely that your medical team is going to use language that is foreign to you. It’s a habit for them, but can be confusing to you. Use these tips to make sure you get the information you need when it comes out in terms you don’t understand (at first).
Make every minute with your doctor count by taking just a couple of minutes to prepare ahead of time. It can save you time, help you cover more ground with your doctor and prevent any healthcare complications.
The first thing you need to do to make sure you save money when you visit the doctor is to choose a doctor that’s in your healthcare network. The second is to ask yourself these five questions.
Raising the standard of care while lowering its costs sounds like an impossible task, but we’re doing it with the help of others. Take a look at some of our behind-the-scenes programs that are working to lower healthcare costs.
In addition to explaining benefits, arranging care and educating members, case managers tackle a diverse set of medical, educational and social problems to make sure our members get the care they need.
Whether it's a sniffle or a broken bone, here's how to find the most appropriate care.
Learn how to ask the right questions, keep an accurate medical history record and be an advocate for yourself and others.