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Health Care: How To Save Money


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Even if you have great medical insurance, you probably have some out-of-pocket costs.

The first thing to do to help save money is to let your doctor and other medical provider know that money is an issue for you and that you would like to spend as little out-of-pocket as you can. The sooner you bring up the subject, the more the doctor or other provider can do to help you save money. For instance, order a less expensive drug, or a less expensive test or reconsider whether the test is even necessary.

Next is to keep in mind that medical costs are not set in stone. You can:

  • Negotiate health care costs with providers
  • Shop for cheaper providers
  • If you qualify, take advantage of special health care programs.

Consider skimming through the various sections of this article to get an idea of different ways you can save money on medical care. If time is short, go directly to the subject of immediate interest. ï»¿ï»¿is document whenyou have time. A reminder on your calendar may be helpful.

If If you do not have health insurance, in addition to reading this article, learn how to get the health care you need as an uninsured person. 

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