Three Ways to Save Money on Medical Costs

Are medical costs burning a hole in your pocket? According to bankrate.com, 30 states around the country are having hospitals and insurance companies list their prices for medical services. Since costs vary by provider, this is an innovative way to compare costs to save money. Here are three major tips to help you save: Understand Your Costs – You need to understand how much you … Continue reading Three Ways to Save Money on Medical Costs

How to Keep Illness and Prescriptions From Plaguing Your Pocketbook

You can never anticipate an illness approaching, and with prescriptions and doctor visits, the price adds up! I know there have been many times that I have gotten up to three prescriptions filled over just one sinus infection. With no time to plan ahead and prepare, you may find yourself spending more money than you had hoped! Here are some tips to help you save money even if you are feeling under the weather:

•Buy Generic. Brand-name drugs are much more pricey than generic. And studies by the FDA show that the average amount you would save by choosing generic over brand-name drugs is about $67! Also, all generic drugs have met the same requirements that their equivalent brand-name drug is required to meet. So basically, for the same drug you can save a lot more money! Continue reading “How to Keep Illness and Prescriptions From Plaguing Your Pocketbook”