10 Easy Ways to Keep Ohio Health Care Costs Down

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              10 Easy Ways to Keep Ohio Health Care Costs Down

The cost of Ohio health insurance is rising. Here are some easy tips to help the average
person face the situation.

The truth about Ohio health insurance is that costs are rising. If you have been watching
the news or reading the newspaper you know that it is a constant battle for insurance
companies to provide insurance at an affordable rate while also making money. People
are demanding lower costs, but the government is asking that certain criteria be met,
putting the insurance company in the middle of both demands from the government and
the people. What can the average person in Ohio do to avoid the rising costs? Follow
these ten easy steps to keep Ohio Health Insurance costs down.

       1. Each health care provider can provide you with a list of in-network providers
           that they cover. By getting a copy of this list and making sure that you only
           go to the ones that are in your network you can save yourself time and
           money.
       2. Are you in the unfortunate situation of needing surgery? If so, research which
           hospitals near you can do the surgery. Also, see if paying in cash would
           make the procedure cheaper.
       3. When a doctor prescribes you medication see if that is the only option for
           your condition. If it is, see if you can get generic instead of name brand
           medication.
       4. If you need a prescription filled see how much it would cost to get the generic
           instead of the name brand medicine. Many times the quality is actually the
           same, but the name brand is just much more expensive.
       5. Avoid the Emergency Room! Many people do not realize how expensive it is
           to step foot in the emergency room. If possible go to an in-network doctor or
           urgent care center instead.
       6. To vaccinate or not to vaccinate? Many parents still struggle with this
           question. If you decide to vaccinate and/or get flu shots, try to get them at a
           clinic or pharmacy so that you do not have to go to the doctors.
       7. If you have health insurance in Ohio and need prescriptions, one option
           usually available to you is mail-order prescriptions. Not only is this much
           more convenient, but it definitely saves you money if you are going to need
           frequent prescriptions.
       8. Preventative care has become a focus for insurance companies selling Ohio
           health insurance. Some “offer subsidies for gym memberships or premium
           discounts”.
       9. A benefit of insurance companies focusing more on preventative care is that
           there are no co-payments or deductibles for preventative care visits.
       10. Billing companies can make mistakes, so make sure you are only being billed
           for medical expenses that you actually have.

These are very simple steps to take, but it will assure you that you are getting the best
Ohio health insurance available, while also making sure you have money to put food
on the table. Contact a local insurance agent today to see what rates are available to
you.




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