Managing Medical Costs

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Managing Medical Costs

From checking your medical bills to choosing the right insurance, understand your options and learn ways to spend your healthcare dollars wisely.

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Managing Medical Costs

From checking your medical bills to choosing the right insurance, understand your options and learn ways to spend your healthcare dollars wisely.

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Balance Billing in Health Insurance

Bigger than expected medical bill? Learn what balance billing is, how it works, when it's legal versus illegal, and how to handle it. Balance billing happens after you’ve paid your deductible, coinsurance or copayment and your insurance...

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Buying Prescription Drugs in Mexico

If you are thinking of traveling to Mexico to save money on prescription drugs, see information on regulations on bringing them back to the U.S. Many seniors travel to Mexico for more than a vacation. For many, especially those who live along the...

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Medicare's HCPCS Codes for Payments

HCPCS codes are used to describe medical and diagnostic procedures and bill Medicare. Here are the basics patient and medical office staff must know. HCPCS codes are numbers Medicare assigns to every task and service a medical practitioner may...

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Where to Find Free or Low-Cost Prescription Drugs

Learn how although prescription medications can be quite costly, fortunately, there are pharmacies that offer free or low-cost drugs and supplements. One way to reduce your monthly drug costs is to find pharmacies that offer them either free of...

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Surprising Things Not Covered by Health Insurance

Don't get stuck with bills your health insurance won't pay. Learn about the common things not covered by health insurance. You might not realize these common things are not covered by health insurance. Finding that you have to pay a big...

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