Self-pay patient & Elective Procedures

Almost everyone has “that thing”. The little thing about themselves, they would happily change, especially if they didn’t have to make a big deal out of it. By design, elective or cosmetic procedures take care of those little flaws and blemishes in the most discreet way possible, and no one ever needs to know about […]

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Bracing Yourself for Braces

One of the scariest words in a parent’s vocabulary is “braces”. Just hearing a word that rhymes with braces will instantly send a parent’s brain into overdrive canceling vacations and paring down luxury spending, even if only for a moment. And, if you happen to be an adult that has just been advised to consider […]

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The Health Beyond Insurance – Patient Difference
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There was a time when health care was fairly easy. You found a local cash medical practice, went to the office, got the help you needed, and paid a fair price for the service you received. This is not to say it was always cheap, some problems just cost more to fix than others, but […]

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MRI for $350: Insurance VS Self-pay patient

Health insurance companies, in some states are seeking to raise the premiums, in some cases as high as 54%. With these rising premiums, the only way to be able to afford the insurance you are required by law to have is to accept even higher deductibles. Once again, you will be forced to pay out of […]

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Top Health Care Issues

While researching health care issues for an informative, but quick for the reader list of top health care issues now and for the years to come, our researchers made something of a shocking discovery – the health care industry has no clue what the top health care issues are! That is to say, not a […]

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Top 5 Ways To Save Health Care Dollars

Ask About Prescription Alternatives Your prescriptions almost never need to be exactly what your doctor writes on their pad. Almost all drugs have a cheaper generic form and some actually have over the counter options. Also, consider that the new drug is not always the best drug, although it is always the most expensive drug. […]

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Nosocomial Infections, Dangerous and Common

Nosocomial Infections are infections caught because of a health care visit or stay. It is estimated that 1 in every 25 patients this year will acquire a nosocomial infection of some sort, leading to the death of 99,000 of those patients. As a patient, you can greatly reduce the risk to you and your family […]

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Self-Pay Patients? What Your Doctor Wishes You Knew

For years now, data-analytical agencies have been conducting surveys of insurance patients, self-pay patients, cash patients, cash doctors and insurance doctors in order to get a better understanding of what it is that each wants and needs from the other. Consumer concerns are fairly well represented, usually shared on every news website known to mankind and even written […]

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