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New Report Gives Tips to reduce your health care expenses [Retail Clinics]– The Health of America Report: “Research finds consumers save money on out-of-pocket costs by visiting retail clinics for routine services when compared to doctor’s offices, and the visits were much more inexpensive …”

The American Journal of Retail Medicine (AJRM) is the sister publication of The DPC Journal, Concierge Medicine Today and CMT Canada.

Tips to reduce your health care expenses

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 3:01 pm | Updated: 2:31 am, Wed Apr 19, 2017.

Be smart about where you go for care. While health care facilities across the country are all capable of delivering compassionate, quality care, they are not all priced the same. According to a Blue Cross Blue Shield, The Health of America Report, 29.8 percent of emergency room visits were for conditions that could have been treated in retail clinics. The same research also found consumers saved money on out-of-pocket costs by visiting retail clinics for routine services when compared to doctor’s offices, and the visits were much more inexpensive than receiving the same treatment in the emergency room, according to the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.

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SOURCE: http://www.waynecojournalbanner.com/online_features/senior_living/article_c888988f-ba22-5d73-a2b6-e897f74a82d5.html

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