We’ve got a new site to check out today! SaveOnMedical.com is a new site set which compares prices and quality ratings for medical services such as MRIs, X-rays and CT scans. Once you punch in your zip code and city, SaveOnMedical.com lists the “Top 10″ providers by the price they charge for the service you . . . → Read More: Link of the Day: SaveOnMedical.com
Sometimes we bag on some of the government websites; a lot of government websites are hard to navigate, badly designed, confusing, and a downright pain if you have to use them. If you know your way around, though, some government sites have some awfully nifty features, so today we thought we’d point you to one . . . → Read More: Link of the Day: When Will I Be Eligible for Medicare?
We have to say that this site is pretty nifty. GoodRx.com is a free site which can help you comparison shop for the best prices for your prescription drugs in the area. Punch in the name of the drug that you need and your city and state (or zip code), and GoodRx will spit out . . . → Read More: Link of the Day: GoodRx.com Can Help Your Compare Prescription Drug Prices
We’ve always suggested that folks shop around for their medical care. As more and more of us lose our health insurance, become underinsured or turn to more affordable high-deductible health insurance, those out-of-pocket medical expenses are growing at an alarming rate and eating an ever-increasing part of our shrinking incomes. So whether it’s working with . . . → Read More: Link of the Day: HospitalCompare.HHS.Gov
With Open Enrollment around the corner, this is just a reminder that if you’re looking for health insurance and you haven’t tried the HealthCare.gov Insurance Finder recently, we suggest that you give it another look. Although we often take it for granted, the HealthCare.gov Insurance Finder offers a whole bunch of additional information which can be helpful . . . → Read More: Link of the Day: Updated Insurance Finder Features Health Insurance and Pricing Information
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has launched a comprehensive online directory for patients to find reliable information on the quality of health care provided by physicians and hospitals in their communities. From Maine to California, medical patients can scroll over a U.S. map and find Web-based resources to help them choose a doctor or hospital . . . → Read More: Link of the Day: Robert Wood Johnson Launches Doctor/Hospital Comparison Website
Want to save money on your healthcare? Quit smoking. Between lower health insurance premiums, fewer medical and dental problems, and lower risk of long-term chronic conditions, quitting smoking is virtually guaranteed to save you a bundle on your medical costs. And it’s not just self-employed folks with private health insurance who bear the brunt of . . . → Read More: Link of the Day: How Much Money Would Quitting Smoking Save You?
A quick link of the day from Elvis the Cat: If you are looking for free or low-cost spaying or neutering services for your pet, don’t forget your local animal shelter. Many shelters which offer pets for adoption free or low-cost spaying and/or neutering, and many offer low-cost vaccinations and check-ups as well. Some local shelters such as the Amanda Foundation . . . → Read More: Elvis the Cat: Finding Free or Low-Cost Spaying/Neutering For Your Pet
Graduation day is fast approaching for millions of young Americans, and with it, the inevitable the question, What am I going to do about health insurance now?
Before healthcare reform kicked in last year, this could be nerve-wracking question, especially in a dismal economy with few jobs offering health insurance benefits. Most health insurance coverage . . . → Read More: Link of the Day: Facebook Page for Young Adult Health Insurance Coverage
If you’re an employer scrambling to provide healthcare to your employees, this link might be the answer to some recent prayers. OpenHealthMarket.netis an online healthcare “matchmaker” of sorts which gives self-insured employers an affordable way to find healthcare for their employees, and best of all, OpenHealthMarket.net is free to employers. (OpenHealthMarket.net currently does not charge . . . → Read More: Link Of the Day: Cutting Employer Healthcare Costs with OpenHealthMarket.Net