10 Quick & Easy Ways to Stretch Your Healthcare Dollars
- Understand how your health plan works.
- Use in-network providers.
- Look into freestanding surgical and diagnostic centers.
- Ask your doctor about home testing and monitoring devices.
- Only go to the hospital emergency room for true emergencies.
- Carefully check all medical bills.
- Use any additional programs or discounts provided by your employer or health plan.
- Live a healthy lifestyle.
- Make careful decisions about prescription drugs.
- Use a healthcare spending account to pay for medical expenses with pre-tax money.
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