Healthcare Cost

Healthcare Cost

How Much Do Prescription Drugs Cost Without Insurance
Prescriptions

How Much Do Prescription Drugs Cost Without Insurance

According to the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development, Americans spend, on average, about $1,200 each year on prescription drugs. The most popular prescription drugs range in cost from $12.41- $97.57.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso29 Sep 2022
How Much Does a Colonoscopy Cost in 2022?
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How Much Does a Colonoscopy Cost in 2022?

A colonoscopy is a procedure done by a doctor to determine irregularities in the colon. The out-of-pocket costs of a colonoscopy can range between $1,250 to $4,800.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso21 Apr 2022
How Much Does Health Insurance Cost?
Health Insurance

How Much Does Health Insurance Cost?

The cost of health insurance in the U.S. is not straightforward. There are multiple components that make up your total health insurance costs and specific factors that determine the amount you pay. This article outlines the complicated nature of health insurance costs in today’s market.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan23 Aug 2022
Best Affordable Health Insurance Options - 2021
Health Insurance

Best Affordable Health Insurance Options - 2021

Health insurance continues to be an expensive undertaking in the U.S. for people who don’t get coverage from their employers. Finding an affordable option can be very difficult as even plan premiums after government tax credits can be hundreds of dollars per month for a family. Health insurance alternatives can be a good option for people who need affordable access to basic healthcare.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks23 Aug 2022
How Much Does Bloodwork Cost Without Insurance in 2022?
Wellness

How Much Does Bloodwork Cost Without Insurance in 2022?

The average cost of bloodwork without insurance is $432, but the price can range from $50 to upwards of $1,000 depending on what tests are performed. There are several ways to lower the cost of bloodwork, such as going to community health clinics or ordering at-home lab tests.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin23 Aug 2022
How Does Telemedicine Work?
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How Does Telemedicine Work?

Telemedicine is a means of practicing medicine by using technology, allowing patients to receive care without leaving their homes. Telemedicine is oftentimes used for basic care like dermatology, psychotherapy, colds, flu, sore throats, and more. The cost of telemedicine is often more affordable than traditional care but not all illnesses can be diagnosed remotely.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso29 Sep 2022
Catastrophic Health Insurance: The Ultimate Guide & Best Options
Health Insurance

Catastrophic Health Insurance: The Ultimate Guide & Best Options

Catastrophic health insurance protects you financially in case of an unexpected major injury or illness. It is a basic, inexpensive health insurance plan option with a low monthly premium and a high deductible. To purchase these plans you must be under 30 years old or qualify for a hardship exemption, proving you can’t afford regular health insurance.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan23 Aug 2022
5 Best Health Insurance Options for Small Business Owners & Alternatives
Employer

5 Best Health Insurance Options for Small Business Owners & Alternatives

Small businesses with less than 50 employees are not required to offer health insurance, but providing some type of health coverage to employees can help you get and keep quality employees. The 5 best health insurance options for small business owners are small group health insurance, Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Account (QSEHRA), Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Accounts (ICHRA), Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP), and Health Insurance Alternatives.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan23 Aug 2022
Minute Clinic vs. Urgent Care: Differences & Which One is Cheaper in 2021?
Urgent Care

Minute Clinic vs. Urgent Care: Differences & Which One is Cheaper in 2021?

Updated 2021: $80-$280 average at an urgent care clinic. $125-$200+ on average at the Minute Clinic. Retail clinics like CVS Minute Clinic or Walgreen can treat minor health conditions and are better fit for preventative care. Urgent care clinics are staffed with mid-level providers under a medical doctor supervision and can treat more advanced conditions and minor trauma because of the presence of imaging devices like ultrasound and X-ray machine.

Gavin Oxley
Gavin Oxley24 Aug 2021
How Much Do Blood Thinners Cost Without Insurance in 2021?
Prescriptions

How Much Do Blood Thinners Cost Without Insurance in 2021?

Eliquis, Xarelto, and Warfarin are some of the most popular blood thinner medications. The average retail price for a monthly supply of Eliquis or Xarelto is around $550. Warfarin is a generic medication and has an average cost of $19.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso20 Aug 2021
How Much Does Amoxicillin Cost Without Insurance in 2021?
Prescriptions

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.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso20 Aug 2021
Health Savings Account (HSA) vs. Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Health Insurance

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.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin23 Aug 2022