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Our in-house team synthesizes scientific research and translates them into easy-to-digest content for you to get educated on the latest health and healthcare information.

How Much Does It Cost To Remove A Keloid?
Healthcare Cost

How Much Does It Cost To Remove A Keloid?

The cost of keloid removal ranges from $75 to upward of $2,000 depending on the type and duration of treatment. Keloid removal is considered a cosmetic procedure, therefore is not usually covered by health insurance. As a rule of thumb, larger, more severe keloids will cost more to remove.

Alexandra Thompson
Alexandra Thompson21 Apr 2022
How Much Does Allergy Testing Cost in 2022?
Healthcare Cost

How Much Does Allergy Testing Cost in 2022?

On average, a skin test for allergies will cost between $60 to $300, and a blood test for allergies can cost between $200 to $1,000 if paying without insurance. There are many types of allergies, each requiring a different test to diagnose.

Dvora Kluwgant, MD
Dvora Kluwgant, MD19 Apr 2022
How Much Does COVID Antiviral Pill Paxlovid Cost and Where To Get It?
Prescriptions

How Much Does COVID Antiviral Pill Paxlovid Cost and Where To Get It?

The antiviral pill to treat COVID-19, Paxlovid, costs $530, however, is being distributed free of charge by the U.S. government. Paxlovid requires a medical provider's order. There are 594,525 courses of Paxlovid available across 45,561 pharmacies.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA18 Apr 2022
Signs of a Sprained Ankle and Other Common Sports Injuries
Wellness

Signs of a Sprained Ankle and Other Common Sports Injuries

A sprained ankle occurs when someone twists, rolls, or turns their ankle the wrong way, tearing or stretching the bands (ligaments) that help hold the ankle bones together. Symptoms of a sprained ankle will include pain, swelling of the ankle, bruising, instability of the area and a popping sensation at the time of the injury.

Dvora Kluwgant, MD
Dvora Kluwgant, MD16 Apr 2022
Can I Lose My Medicaid Coverage?
Health Insurance

Can I Lose My Medicaid Coverage?

There are a few reasons why you might be at risk of losing your Medicaid coverage, including pandemic-related policy changes, changes in income level, and loss of social security insurance benefits.

Girisha Bharadwaj
Girisha Bharadwaj15 Apr 2022
Cost of IVF Without Insurance in 2022
Healthcare Cost

Cost of IVF Without Insurance in 2022

In 2021, the average cost of one cycle of IVF without insurance was between $15,000 and $30,000. The price variation is due to location and the patient’s specific needs. Many patients will require multiple cycles (up to 5-6) before they have a child, so IVF can cost up to $180,000. Assisted reproductive techniques, including IVF, can be costly for many couples and individuals.

Dvora Kluwgant, MD
Dvora Kluwgant, MD19 Apr 2022
Is Naloxone Over the Counter?
Insights

Is Naloxone Over the Counter?

Opioid overdose continues to be the leading cause of accidental death in the United States so having and knowing how to use a Narcan kit could mean the difference between life and death. Narcan kits hold the potential to save lives by reversing the effects of a known or suspected opioid overdose in minutes. There are numerous community and government-sponsored programs that provide both Narcan kits and anti-overdose training.

Kendra Bean
Kendra Bean15 Apr 2022
Can I Use My Health Insurance Outside of State
Health Insurance

Can I Use My Health Insurance Outside of State

All health insurance plans regardless of the state of purchase will cover emergency services at any hospital in the United States, with the exception of Hawaii. However, non-emergency care, like primary care visits, might not be covered.

Alexandra Thompson
Alexandra Thompson15 Apr 2022
How Much Does It Cost to See a Psychiatrist Without Insurance?
Mental Health

How Much Does It Cost to See a Psychiatrist Without Insurance?

The cost of a psychiatrist without insurance ranges between $150-$500 per session. This price varies based on multiple factors including location, type of appointment, and needed medication/supplemental treatment. There are many ways to reduce the cost of psychiatric care and start receiving affordable care.

Kendra Bean
Kendra Bean13 Apr 2022
Ways to Treat Acne at Home and When to See a Dermatologist
Wellness

Ways to Treat Acne at Home and When to See a Dermatologist

Acne is caused by hormonal factors and environmental factors and can impact your physical, mental, and emotional health as well. Dr. Grande, MD, a dermatologist with over twenty years of experience, says “there are three major over-the-counter active ingredients used to treat acne: benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, and adapalene gel.”

Erica Kahn
Erica Kahn19 Apr 2022
Autism Screening Cost without Insurance
Healthcare Cost

Autism Screening Cost without Insurance

Informal autism screenings can cost anywhere from $0 - $500, while formal diagnostic tests can cost up to $5,000 without insurance. Your out-of-pocket costs for autism screening can differ drastically depending on the method of screening, your insurance coverage, and the facility you are going to. Diagnostic tools tend to be more expensive than general screening checklists and questionnaires.

Sophie Wei
Sophie Wei19 Apr 2022
What Age Should I Get a Prostate Exam?
Wellness

What Age Should I Get a Prostate Exam?

Current American Cancer Society (ACS) guidelines suggest that men over the age of 50 should speak with their primary care physician about getting screened routinely for prostate cancer. This guideline may change depending on your risk for prostate cancer.

Sophie Wei
Sophie Wei7 Apr 2022