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Easy Ways To Find Better Prices For Medical Services

Easy Ways To Find Better Prices For Medical Services

 

If you have an HSA and a high deductible health plan (HDHP), you’re probably looking for ways to save money on any medical expenses you end up paying out of pocket. However, finding cost transparency for medical services can be overwhelming and frustrating; it’s not easy to even figure out how much you’re expected to pay.

That’s why we’ve put together a quick list of resources to help you know how much you’ll be paying before you get the bill. By using these links to shop around for deals, you’ll be able to save on medical services and keep more of your healthcare dollars.

For comparing medical prices:

Healthcare Bluebook

FAIR Health Consumer

Clear Health Costs

New Choice Health

Your insurance provider can also often help you find nearby medical providers’ prices for healthcare services (check your provider’s website). While these prices may not be exact to the dollar, they can help you see which providers in your area tend to be cheaper.

For finding cheaper prescription drugs:

LowestMed

GoodRX

BlinkHealth

PharmacyChecker

For seeing which generic drugs are equivalent to prescription ones:

Generic/prescription drug comparison

For tips on how to use this site, go to point #8 of this page.

For comparing doctors:

HealthGrades

Rate MDs

CareDash

Other helpful links:

How to find prescription drugs for less

How to keep health care out-of-pocket costs in check

How much will this cost me?

If you’re investing your HSA funds and paying for qualified medical expenses out of pocket, every dollar saved counts! Hopefully, these resources will help you easily find true prices for medical services and keep more of your healthcare dollars.

Author: James Denison