Mira Healthcare Resources
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.
What Is a Health Savings Account & How it Works
A health savings account (HSA) is a way to set aside pre-tax money for medical expenses if you have a high deductible health plan. There are several health savings account rules that determine who is eligible, contribution limits, money rollover, and how to remove funds from the account.
What You Need to Know About H5N1 Avian Influenza aka The Bird Flu
Since last month, 18 states have reported positive cases of H5N1 bird flu, and Nebraska has canceled auctions and fairs through May 1. The latest strain has not infected any humans yet, but officials remain diligent in monitoring its spread as the virus mutates.
How Much Does Amoxicillin Cost Without Insurance in 2021?
Amoxicillin is a penicillin antibiotic used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. Some of its brand names include Amoxil, Biomox, and Polymox, however, most brand names have been discontinued.
Health Savings Account (HSA) vs. Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Both health savings accounts (HSA) and flexible spending accounts (FSA) are ways to budget and allocate tax-free money that is used to pay for healthcare expenses.
The 10 Most Expensive Drugs on the Market in 2021
Prescription drugs can be very expensive in the United States, whether you’re insured or uninsured. Many of the most expensive drugs on the market are known as “break-through” therapies, in which they treat a serious or life-threatening condition.
What Are the Recommended Medical Tests by Age?
There are at least 12 recommended health screenings that you should consider getting at the doctor. The recommended medical tests vary by age depending on what conditions you are at highest risk for, but each typically costs $50 or more, depending on where you go to get tested.
Office Visit Costs at Major Urgent Care Centers in the U.S.
The average office visit cost to see a provider at an urgent care is $141.60, nationwide. If you are getting services, such as X-rays, lab tests, or a flu test, you will likely need to pay additional fees.
How Much Does a Diabetes Screening Test Cost Without Insurance in 2021?
There are several tests that can be done to screen for type 2 diabetes that includes an A1C, random blood sugar test, fasting blood sugar test, and oral glucose tolerance test. All of these tests help to detect when your blood glucose levels are too high, which can indicate impaired glucose regulation in the body.
5 Best Alternatives to Health Insurance in 2021
Health insurance is great for specific purposes, mainly to protect an individual or family from great financial loss due to a health issue. However, it has increasingly become more expensive in the U.S., which makes it difficult for every individual’s situation.
How Much Does a Doctor's Visit Cost Without Insurance in 2023?
The cost of a doctor visit depends on whether you have private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, or no insurance. If you do not have insurance, the cost of a doctor visit is typically between $300 and $600, but prices can vary depending on several factors such as lab tests, where you seek care, and procedures done at the visit.
How Much Do Antibiotics Cost Without Insurance in 2021?
The average cost of generic antibiotics without insurance is about $42.67, while the average cost for brand-name antibiotics is $221.75.
How Much Does a Urine Test Cost Without Insurance?
A urinalysis is a test of your urine that can be used to detect and manage a wide range of disorders. Mira’s research indicates that urinalysis tests can cost anywhere between $30 to $250, depending on the depth of the panel.