Healthcare Bluebook: How Driving 5 Miles Can Save You Thousands
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Healthcare Bluebook: How Driving 5 Miles Can Save You Thousands

Jan 23 2014

Would you drive a few extra miles if you knew it could save you a few thousand dollars? Do you shop around before making major purchases, such as buying a car or TV?

Your answer is probably yes. It shouldn’t be any different when approaching decisions about health care.

Priority Health recently launched a cost-comparison tool, Healthcare Bluebook, which allows its members to compare the cost and quality of non-emergent procedures at different facilities. The tool will help determine if the procedure is offered at a fair price compared to other facilities in the geographic region.

You might be surprised to learn that the difference in price can be quite substantial based on which facility you choose. View this video to learn more.

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