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How Much Could You Save With Medical Tourism?

If you need medical, do you know how much you could save by shopping around the world with medical tourism? Well, Sam Burnham needed knee surgery, and faced costs of at least $50,000 for the procedure in the United States. Instead of paying the $50,000 for his knee surgery, Mr. Burnham he did a little . . . → Read More: How Much Could You Save With Medical Tourism?

Savings: Do You Really Need To Go To the Emergency Room?

After our post about Ella Moser’s $5,000 trip to the emergency room for a stomachache, we got a lot of questions about how to avoid a similar backbreaking bill. Well, the simple answer is, avoid going to the emergency room in the first place.

Okay, obviously, there are genuine emergencies which you really can’t help, . . . → Read More: Savings: Do You Really Need To Go To the Emergency Room?

BigAppleRx Prescription Drug Discount Card Saved New Yorkers $4.5 Million Last Year

If you live in the New York area and haven’t signed up for the BigAppleRx Prescription Drug Discount Card Program, you may want to rethink that. Since the program launched last May, the BigAppleRx Prescription Drug Discount Card Program has saved New Yorkers a whopping $4.5 million in prescription drug costs.

Yes, you read that . . . → Read More: BigAppleRx Prescription Drug Discount Card Saved New Yorkers $4.5 Million Last Year

Tip: Have You Tried Going to Your Pharmacist For Your Vaccines?

With Florida passing a new law which lets pharmacists administer vaccines for pneumonia and shingles, we just wanted to remind everyone that in most states, pharmacies can be a much easier and lower-cost source of vaccines than your doctor.  Even for vaccines that require a prescription, in many places it’s still much easier to get . . . → Read More: Tip: Have You Tried Going to Your Pharmacist For Your Vaccines?

Video of the Day: How Much Could Quitting Smoking Save You In Medical Costs? A Timeline

There’s really no question that quitting smoking can help you cut your healthcare costs. It’s obvious. Health insurers charge smokers more for health insurance. Employers are now charging smokers more for health insurance. Some companies are even refusing to employ smokers are all because they cost so much more for their healthcare.

But if you . . . → Read More: Video of the Day: How Much Could Quitting Smoking Save You In Medical Costs? A Timeline

Elvis the Cat: Free Prescription Drug Discount Card for Pets and Humans!

Pet News and Views is offering subscribers a Free Pet Prescription Drug Discount Card good for pets and their humans. Yes, you read that right.  The prescription drug discount card is actually good for both pet and human prescription medications. The cards are accepted at over 80 percent of all pharmacies in the U.S. and . . . → Read More: Elvis the Cat: Free Prescription Drug Discount Card for Pets and Humans!

Medicare Donut Hole: Are Generics Really Always the Cheapest Drugs?

Okay, we’re usually one of the first to suggest that folks looking for more affordable prescription drugs check out any generics that may be available, but before you go off and switch out all your brand name drugs for generics, take a minute to step back and do some quick calculations.  Believe it or not, . . . → Read More: Medicare Donut Hole: Are Generics Really Always the Cheapest Drugs?

Is Your New Year’s Resolution To Cut Your Healthcare Costs? Get Healthy!

It’s no surprise, but one of the best ways to save on your healthcare and health insurance is to stay healthy, and one of the best ways to stay healthy is to engage in a regular exercise program. It helps fight chronic diseases like osteoporosis, hypertension and other heart disease, it helps manage your weight, . . . → Read More: Is Your New Year’s Resolution To Cut Your Healthcare Costs? Get Healthy!

10 Simple Tips To Get Healthy and Save Money in the New Year

It’s old, it’s not sexy, but it’s true.  Getting healthy is one of the best ways to save money on your healthcare.  It’s simple… healthier habits mean fewer doctors visits and fewer prescription drugs which all lead to fewer medical bills and lower health insurance premiums.

And just to show that getting healthy doesn’t have . . . → Read More: 10 Simple Tips To Get Healthy and Save Money in the New Year

Health Insurance Tip: Saving Money By Cutting Your Network

Quick health insurance tip of the day.  If you’re trying to save money on your health insurance and you’ve already raised your health insurance deductible as much as you can, it’s time to start taking a look at your health insurance’s network of doctors and hospitals.  The more doctors and hospitals are in a health . . . → Read More: Health Insurance Tip: Saving Money By Cutting Your Network