Please see below an overview of some Tips & Tricks to save money with your benefits!
Where To Go?
Avoid Shocking ER Bills
It can be overwhelming deciding where to go for medical care. The best way to be prepared is to establish a relationship with a primary care physician, but unexpected accidents and illnesses can happen any time. There are many healthcare options available, so it is important for you to prepare in advance to avoid unnecessary expenses.
You can also utilize Village Health Partners (onsite or telephonic), CVS MinuteClinic, or Doctor on Demand for after-hours care. You can find the best option for your needs by logging onto myuhc.com or looking on the UnitedHealthcare app.
Did you know that an emergency room visit can cost your deductible plus copay, totaling at least $1,450? Urgent care centers can treat most non-threatening healthcare issues at a fraction of the cost. When searching for urgent care facilities in your area, be careful not to choose a free-standing emergency room, as these also are billed at Emergency Room rates. If you truly have an emergency, you may have to be transported from the free-standing ER to a hospital and will pay additional fees.
EMERGENCY ROOM – $200 Copay plus the deductible
Complex Chest Pain, Trauma, Heavy Bleeding
URGENT CARE CLINIC – $50 Copay
Sprains, Strains, Sutures, Minor Broken Bones, Minor Burns
PRIMARY CARE – $25 Copay
Primary Services, Chronic Conditions
VILLAGE HEALTH PARTNERS – $5 Copay
VILLAGE HEALTH PEDIATRICS – $5 Copay
CATALYST PROVIDERS – $5 Copay
CVS MINUTE CLINIC – $5 Copay
DOCTOR ON DEMAND – $5 Copay
Bladder/Urinary tract infection, Bronchitis, Cold/Flu, Fever, Migraines, Pink eye, Rash, Sinus infections, Earache, Sore throat, Stomach aches
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Saving Money on Healthcare
Use Alight as your personal healthcare advisor to provide price comparisons before receiving care. Depending on the doctor, hospital or facility, costs can vary by hundreds or thousands of dollars. Also, Compass can compare medication prices and explore lower-cost options for you. They can also review your medical bills to make sure you are not overcharged. Your Health Pro is Jordan White, 800-513-1667 or [email protected].
UHC Health Care Cost Estimator
Use the online cost estimator tool to get the approximate price for treatments and procedures based on your benefit plan, physician, and care facility. It also lets you view different prices among providers and view the quality of care comparisons for network physicians. Members who use it pay up to 36% less for care.
Look for the designation symbol (See below) to help you quickly and easily find doctors who have been recognized for providing value. UnitedHealth Premium evaluates doctors based on national
standards for quality care and local benchmarks for cost efficiency.
Save money at the Pharmacy
PlanoCRX is an international mail order option for eligible employees and dependents on the plan.
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See a complete list of over 300 available drugs at www.PlanoCRX.com
Visit GoodRx.com to:
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