Category: Insurance

Is My Mammogram Covered By My Insurance?

The fact is, mammography screening alone isn’t always enough to detect breast cancer. To find out, you may need another mammogram, ultrasound, breast MRI, or maybe even a biopsy. Those procedures are not guaranteed to be covered. This means there are a lot of wide ranges in how much follow-up scans cost and how much insurance will cover.

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Is My MRI Covered By My Insurance?

As always, it’s never an easy question to answer; most imaging centers will accept your insurance, especially if it’s an in-network facility. However, whether or […]

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Can I Use Insurance for My CT Scan?

A CT is a high-tech scanning tool doctors use to help diagnose illness and monitor treatment effectiveness. The CT scan creates highly detailed images of […]

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Is My Ultrasound Covered By Insurance?

Although ultrasounds are the second most commonly prescribed imaging scan (after X-rays), only a small fraction of them and other pregnancy-related health-care costs are completely covered by insurance companies.

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Will My Insurance Cover An Open MRI

Open magnetic resonance imaging or MRI is a great alternative to traditional closed MRIs. They are designed to provide more space to reduce MRI claustrophobia […]

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How To Get An MRI Approved By Insurance

While it’s your health insurance company that requires prior authorization, also known as pre-authorization, it’s not necessarily your health insurance company that makes the decision about whether your prior authorization request is approved or denied. Although a few health plans still do prior authorizations in-house, many contract these tasks out to benefit management companies.

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A Guide to Understanding Health Insurance

Shopping around for a health insurance plan? When trying to figure out how much you'll owe for a service, like a medical scans, it's hard to get all the information you need in one shot.

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How Much Should An MRI Cost?

Your doctor prescribed an MRI, and you don't exactly have a Cadillac insurance plan. You suspect you'll be on the hook for most of the bill... so just how much should you expect to pay? And what's negotiable? As Forbes, Time, and many others have found, a clear answer is often hard to get. But being informed can save you money.

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The Top 7 Ways to Save Money in Healthcare

You're a skilled hunter of online deals, never accepting the first price you see. So why are you blindly accepting the cost of your healthcare? With a little extra effort, you could save thousands of dollars on your medical expenses, even if you have a good insurance plan.

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