Ask. Always. ‘How much will that cost?’ ‘What’s included?’

Filed Under: Costs, Patients, Providers

When in doubt? Ask. Not in doubt? Ask anyway. We can’t reiterate enough how important it is to ask about health care prices before purchasing. Whether you’re completely in the dark, have a hunch that you know, or had the secretary tell you “it’s covered” – ask anyway. This doesn’t just apply to the question […]

Prices for inexpensive MRI’s in New York, but are they real?

Filed Under: Costs, Patients, Providers

I made a quick phone call just now to the folks at Medical Discounts Inc., “Saving Americans Money on Their Healthcare” (888) 380-6337. They’re advertising low-cost MRI’s in various cities and states, prices that seemed too low to be true (check out our price lists for an MRI). So I asked: Their New York price […]