But What Is the Cost of Health?
It seems much of the political buzz these days centers around the quickly rising costs of health care. There is a good reason so many politicians are basing their campaigns around this issue- healthcare costs for the United States are expected to rise 7.5% in 2013, and that is up from the $ 2.6 trillion health care system we are facing in 20121. “What does this have to do with me and HealthyUNH?” you may be puzzling to yourself. You are more connected to the health care system than you might realize. Though most people head to the doctor when they feel ill or are in pain and take his or her prescriptions without hesitation (Doctors are the experts, after all) evidence is mounting to support that simply being aware of the costs of the services your doctor is providing and prescribing can help Americans reduce health costs in the future.
put, health care costs are the sum of every test, physical, drug prescribed,
blood sample taken, MRI and everything else health care related that each and
every person in the United States has every year. A great way to keep your own
health care costs down when you are in New Hampshire is by heading to www.nhhealthcost.org and checking out the service they have to
offer. You can type in some simple information about your insurance plan, and
the website will generate different prices at health care providers around the
state that are available to you to use. It also shows you costs for if you are
uninsured. That way, you can be sure to choose the best price option for your
plan. Also, follow the link below to see some great tips on how to keep your
health care costs down.
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