If you are thinking about enrolling for coverage from November 1-December 15, 2018 (and you should be if you don’t currently have coverage) here’s what you need to know.
- Doctor’s visits—Outpatient care you get without being admitted to a hospital such as a doctor’s visit for the flu;
- Trips to the emergency room—the average cost of which can exceed the average month’s rent;
- Treatment in the hospital for inpatient care which, for an average three-day stay, can cost $30,000;
- Care before and after a baby is born—because without insurance, a C-section can cost $50,000;
- Mental health and substance use disorder services—which include behavioral health treatment, counseling, and psychotherapy—for which cost can be as much of a barrier as stigma;
- Your prescription drugs—as nearly half of all Americans took a prescription drugs in the last thirty days;
- Services and devices to help injured individuals recover, as well as those with disabilities or chronic conditions. This includes physical and occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, and psychiatric rehabilitation;
- Lab tests which, as reporters have found, can have widely varying costs even for simple blood tests;
- Preventive services including counseling, cancer screenings, and vaccines to keep individuals healthy and care for managing chronic diseases; and
- Pediatric services including dental care and vision care for children.
#Get Enrolled To find out more or enroll go to www.healthcare.gov #bwhi #naturbanleague
- On November 13, 2018
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