Choosing the right health care coverage is one of the most important decisions you can make for you and your family. It’s essential for you to fully understand your options and choose a provider that is best for your current and future health care needs.
Planning ahead, choosing the right insurance plan and negotiating the right network coverage will help you reduce stress and make the process towards recovery easier. No one plans for a diagnosis of cancer in his or her life, so it’s advisable to investigate options for health care coverage while you are healthy.
Different health plans come with very different out-of-pocket costs for specialist office visits, outpatient surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, medical imaging and inpatient care.
It’s open enrollment season, the time of year to reevaluate your heath care coverage. There are a number of things to consider and compare when choosing a plan. Asking the right questions and understanding industry terms will help simplify the process and make you a savvy consumer.
Going through treatment for cancer is hard, but I also faced the challenge of getting my medical care at Roswell Park covered by my health insurance. If I can help even one patient learn from my experience, then this will be a success.
Understanding health insurance and industry terminology will help you choose the best possible plan for you and your family.