Your insurance deductible will renew at the end of the year, making now a good time for a doctor’s visit.
Although you should never skimp on your health, making a last minute visit to your doctor is a wise choice as the end of the year nears, particularly when it comes to your wound care treatment. The key to saving money while enjoying the same level of care is to visit your doctor before New Year’s, as this will allow you to benefit from your current health insurance deductible. Not only will you save money by receiving the care and supplies you need, you will also be better equipped to treat your wounds during winter’s harsh weather conditions.
Some people pay a higher price by seeing an out-of-network clinician. It is your right to ask how much procedures will cost.
Most patients are loosely familiar with the terms in-network and out-of-network, but some individuals may be unsure how and when they apply. There are several nuances to these terms, so to take care of yourself and your finances, it’s best to have a comprehensive idea of what these terms are.
Because insurance can be tricky to navigate, here is a brief overview of three insurance components that affect patients.
Treatment for chronic wounds, diabetic supplies and even surgery (when needed) all usually comes with some type of payment. However, insurance can be a tricky road to navigate, especially when your condition changes or you transition to another provider. Here is a brief overview of the three main financial components of insurance that affect patients: