You can use these sites to research and compare healthcare costs to lower your bills.
This handy site; FairHealthConsumer.org
looks at costs for procedures when choosing a doctor from out-of-network.
tracks procedure prices across the country which can give you a budget and experts say do not be afraid to try and negotiate for a lower cost. Doctors and hospitals settle bills all the time, after the fact, so coming up with a budget friendly bill before the procedure is not out of the question.
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