X-rays

X-rays What is an x-ray? An x-ray or radiograph is a painless imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of bones, organs and tissues. Most studies are now produced digitally rather than on photographic film. How long does it take for an x-ray?...

PET scan

PET scan What is a PET scan? A PET scan or positron emission tomography scan uses radiotracers to see and measure changes in metabolic processes, diseased cells and blood flow. How long does a PET scan take? The entire process can take about 2 hours or more since it takes...

Getting Routine Healthcare Without Health Insurance

Pay for routine care and get big savings
Getting Routine Healthcare Without Health Insurance Routine office-based healthcare is affordable; it does not need to be “covered” by a health insurance plan. Furthermore, despite so-called coverage, you pay for your routine care anyway with copays and deductibles as well as paying for pre-existing conditions and...

Medical Cost Sharing Plans

An alternative to health insurance plans
Medical Cost Sharing Plans Ordinarily, insurances are designed for the risk mitigation of non-routine and costly events. However, the health insurance industry has discovered that they can make bucket-loads of money at your expense by “covering” affordable routine office-based and outpatient...

MRI

MRI What is an MRI? MRI or magnetic resonance imaging is an imaging technique that uses a magnetic field and computer-generated radio waves to create detailed pictures of organs and tissues in your body. How long does an MRI take? The MRI scan is a painless process that...

Provider Benefits of Direct Pay Healthcare

Better margins, lower overhead, less friction
Provider Benefits of Direct Pay Healthcare Doctors and providers of medical services are drowning in a sea of healthcare rules and regulations favoring the health insurance industry. These unfair demands have forced providers to spend increasing amounts of time and money to abide by regulations that have...

Why You Should Pay For Your CT scan

Why you should pay for all routine healthcare needs
Why You Should Pay For Your CT scan Two thirds of all the healthcare delivered in the U.S. is generally affordable routine office-based or outpatient care and doesn’t need to be covered or controlled by the health insurance industry. Doing so only inflates consumer healthcare costs significantly....

CT Scan

CT Scan What is a CT scan? CT scan or computerized tomography scan is an imaging technique that uses computers and x-rays to get detailed pictures of the body. How long does a CT take? The actual scan time is only about 15-30 minutes or so but you should plan for longer. The...

What is Pain Management?

Profiteering by overpromising and under-delivering
What is Pain Management? Pain management is a medical specialty devoted to discovering the cause of your chronic pain and offering treatment options to improve your quality of life.  Pain management physicians. Perform evaluations to diagnose the cause of your pain. Undertake imaging studies...

How Health Insurance Plans Screw Patients

Profiteering by overpromising and under-delivering
How Health Insurance Plans Screw Patients The health insurance industry is in the business of making money at your expense. They are not there to make you feel better and there’s no evidence that they improve overall health. Stop letting health insurance plans play doctor. Take control away from them with...