Understanding Pharmacy Benefits and Prescription Costs

Understanding Pharmacy Benefits and Prescription Costs

Understanding medication coverage and navigating your pharmacy benefits plan can be extremely perplexing. As prices for medication can vary widely and formularies constantly change, you want to make sure you are paying the lowest possible amount for any medication you...
How Can I Dispute an Emergency Room Bill?

How Can I Dispute an Emergency Room Bill?

If you had a health condition that required a trip to the emergency room, the last thing you should be thinking about are the medical expenses you will incur. However, even if you have health insurance, you will likely end up with several substantial bills depending...
Disputing Excessive or Surprise Hospital Bills

Disputing Excessive or Surprise Hospital Bills

If you require a trip to the hospital, your health should be your primary concern.  However, all too often, a recovering patient later receives an excessive or surprise bill for the visit, which causes additional stress and worry. Excessive or surprise hospital bills...
What Should I Ask in Advance of My Annual Physical Exam?

What Should I Ask in Advance of My Annual Physical Exam?

Many insurance plans cover the costs of services associated with one annual physical exam each year as part of your wellness benefits under the plan. Keeping on top of your annual wellness visits may help you avoid health issues before they even arise, by allowing you...
How to Understand Your Medical Bill

How to Understand Your Medical Bill

Whether you’ve been to the hospital for an emergency, or to your primary care doctor for a routine checkup, trying to decipher the codes and terms on the bill you receive can be confusing and overwhelming. Before paying any medical bill that was sent to you, it is...