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Tamiflu vs. Xofluza- What's the Difference?
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Tamiflu vs. Xofluza- What's the Difference?

The difference between Xofluza and Tamiflu is the way it fights the flu virus. Tamiflu vs. Xofluza- Tamiflu is generally used for 5 or more days. Xofluza is a single dose.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso7 Sep 2021
How Much Does Tamiflu Cost in 2021?
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How Much Does Tamiflu Cost in 2021?

Tamiflu costs up to $250 or $135 for the generic version without insurance. At CVS, the average cost of Tamiflu without insurance is $115.50.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso21 Sep 2021
How Much Do Vaccines Cost Without Insurance in 2021?
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How Much Do Vaccines Cost Without Insurance in 2021?

The actual price you pay out-of-pocket will be determined by the manufacturer of the vaccine, the type of vaccine, and how many doses are required. For example, childhood immunizations can cost upwards of $650 without insurance.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin23 Aug 2022
How Much Does a Mammogram Cost in 2021?
Sexual Health

How Much Does a Mammogram Cost in 2021?

With no insurance, diagnostic mammograms cost an average of $290. The prices typically range from about $80 to $810. With a private insurance policy, Medicare, or Medicaid, the cost of a mammogram is typically very low.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso29 Sep 2022
Where To Get a Free Flu Shot in NYC in 2021-2022?
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Where To Get a Free Flu Shot in NYC in 2021-2022?

If you have insurance, you can also get a free flu shot at local pharmacies such as health care resources; Walgreens, CVS, and Rite Aid.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso15 Oct 2021
Healthfirst Catastrophic Plan vs. Fidelis Care Catastrophic Plan
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Healthfirst Catastrophic Plan vs. Fidelis Care Catastrophic Plan

This article provides a detailed look at two catastrophic plans: Healthfirst and Fidelis Care. Catastrophic plans are meant for young and healthy individuals who do not regularly seek medical attention. Overall, Fidelis Care seems to be a more cost-effective plan, as it has a lower monthly premium.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team12 Mar 2021
EmblemHealth Silver Bold vs. Oscar Health Saver Silver
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EmblemHealth Silver Bold vs. Oscar Health Saver Silver

However, EmblemHealth requires a referral to see a specialist and Oscar does not require a referral. EmblemHealth and Oscar cover different hospitals in New York City, so you may want to consider your proximity to each hospital when picking a plan. Overall, we recommend Oscar Health's Saver Silver plan as it enables more flexibility and has positive reviews regarding customer service and user satisfaction.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team12 Mar 2021
Oscar Health Simple Bronze vs. UnitedHealthcare Compass Bronze
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Oscar Health Simple Bronze vs. UnitedHealthcare Compass Bronze

UnitedHealthcare Compass Bronze has a 38% higher monthly premium when compared to Oscar Bronze, however, when it comes to in-network hospital coverage, UnitedHealthcare has more prominent hospitals covered when compared to Oscar. UnitedHealthcare also offers gym reimbursement where Oscar does not.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team12 Mar 2021
Oscar Health Classic Silver vs. UnitedHealthcare Compass Silver- Reviews & Which is best?
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Oscar Health Classic Silver vs. UnitedHealthcare Compass Silver- Reviews & Which is best?

UnitedHealthcare has a 25% higher monthly premium than Oscar Health does, not have direct messaging, and you need a referral to see a specialist. However, UnitedHealthcare has more prominent in-network NYC hospitals and includes gym member reimbursement. UnitedHealthcare would be the better option as long as you can pay a little more for the monthly premium and you don't mind needing a referral to see a specialist.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team12 Mar 2021
EmblemHealth Bronze vs. Healthfirst Bronze- Reviews & Which one's best?
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EmblemHealth Bronze vs. Healthfirst Bronze- Reviews & Which one's best?

While EmblemHealth Bronze and Healthfirst Bronze are relatively similar plans, there are some important differences to be aware of. EmblemHealth's bronze plan has a 32% higher monthly premium when compared to Healthfirst. Healthfirst does not require a referral to see a specialist whereas EmblemHealth does require a referral. EmblemHealth also offers more in-network hospital coverage. If basing plans off reviews, EmblemHealth has slightly better reviews with a A+ rating on Better Business Bureau. For a less expensive plan without the need to see a specialist for a referral, we recommend Healthfirst Bronze. 

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team20 Jan 2021
How Much Do Lab Tests Cost Without Insurance in 2022?
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How Much Do Lab Tests Cost Without Insurance in 2022?

Lab tests without insurance, lab tests can cost over $1000. CBC can cost $140 - $622, Thyroid Stimulating Hormone test can cost $150 - $1,139, Lipid Panel can cost $303 - $843, Basic Metabolic Panel can cost $330 - $1309, and Urinalysis can cost $129 - $643. Contact us to learn more about how much you can save on labs

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA29 Sep 2022
Empire BlueCross Silver vs Healthfirst Silver - Reviews & Which is best?
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Empire BlueCross Silver vs Healthfirst Silver - Reviews & Which is best?

Empire Blue Cross silver plan is the more expensive option that costs almost 39% more than the HealthFirst silver plan. Both plans have a similar deductible and copay amount by design. HealthFirst offers better access to specialists since you would not need a referral while with Empire Blue Cross you would need one from a primary care provider or similar.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team12 Mar 2021