| Posted On Nov 26, 2019 | By:

Avoiding Unexpected Medical Bills

One of the most common complaints to health care providers and health plans comes when a patient receives a bill for a service that the patient assumed would be covered completely. In many cases, this is because health plans typically cover preventive care in total, but may not completely cover diagnostic care. And if a clinician provides both preventive and diagnostic care during the same visit or procedure, you may have to pay some portion (such as a copayment,

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| Posted On Aug 14, 2017 | By:

Preventive Care versus Diagnostic Care: What’s the difference? And how might my out-of-pocket cost change?

In most instances, health insurance plans cover preventive care and you don’t pay anything for these services.  But depending on your health plan, you may have to pay something for diagnostic care.  And if both preventive and diagnostic care are provided by a clinician during the same visit (for example, during a routine physical), you may have to pay some portion (such as a copayment, deductible, or co-insurance) for the diagnostic services. 

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| Posted On Oct 14, 2015 | By:

Understanding Your Health Insurance Options: Terms and Definitions

Choosing a health insurance plan can be confusing and complicated, with lots of unfamiliar terms and different cost factors to consider. How do you know which plan choice provides the care you (and perhaps your family) need at the best price for you?

To help you make sense of it all, we’re providing you with some information about health insurance terms and definitions, hopefully before that open enrollment packet shows up in the mail or you have to make a decision on your coverage.

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