Getting sick is not the most pleasant thing. However, there’s nothing worse than getting sick,ending up at the hospital and then having surprise costs you weren’t financially ready for. UnitedHealthcare wants to help you learn how to avoid surprise medical costs with some easy tips and in the process help you win some great prizes.
1.Stay in network when getting treatment or going to see a doctor. You could end up paying 5 times as much for a surgery done by an out of network doctor as you would if you just did a little research and made sure your doctor was in your health plan’s network
2. There’s a cost estimator tool on myuhc.com that you can use if you’re a member that provides you with cost estimates for certain procedures. it does the following:
a. Get personalized estimates and save on a variety of services.
b. See approximate total costs, out-of-pocket costs and how they compare to the average in your area.
c. Find side-by-side quality of care comparisons for network physicians to help choose the best provider for you.
2. Look and Learn: A short video about how to avoid cost surprises after enrolling in a health care plan. After watching it, you must answer one question that pertains to the video.
• One $100 weekly winner
• One $500 monthly winner
ENTER TO WIN!